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Whose lie is it anyway? Not for employer to decide if whistleblowing disclosure is protected
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • May 26 2017

For a whistleblower to benefit from the statutory protections, his disclosure must be protected, i.e., be (usually) about the breach of a legal


The Ball’s In Your Court
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 25 2017

Defenders should seize the opportunity to seek assertive case management of complex negligence claims, following Lord Glennie’s comments in JD v


The slow death of the criminal standard in professional disciplinary proceedings
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • May 25 2017

“Fairness is a constantly evolving concept. Hawkins J (Memoirs, chapter IV) recalled a defendant convicted of theft at the Old Bailey in the 1840s


Limits on claiming negligent treatment based on Montgomery
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • May 22 2017

In a decision to be welcomed by med-mal Insurers and healthcare providers, the Court of Appeal has rejected a claim that the Claimant did not give her


Is amending the allegation at a late stage always prohibited?
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • May 22 2017

In short, in the first appeal, the Professional Standards Authority (PSA) exercised its power of appeal by way of referral under Sec


Consenting for the Unexpected
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 22 2017

Ms Correia suffered from a painful, recurrent neuroma in her foot. In November 2008, she underwent surgery at the hands of her consultant, Mr Ryatt


UK Pharmacists Challenge Code of Conduct
  • McDowell Purcell
  • United Kingdom
  • May 17 2017

A recent decision of the High Court in England and Wales (the “Court”) has provided useful insight into codes of conduct for regulated professionals


Medical malpractice - Singapore Court adopts new standard of care test
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Singapore, United Kingdom
  • May 17 2017

In a landmark decision, the Singapore Court of Appeal has adopted a new legal test to determine the standard of care in relation to the provision of


HIV life expectancy - 20 years of progress
  • Hugh James Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • May 16 2017

In 1996, HIV life expectancy for a 20 year old was less than 40. Fast forward twenty years and life expectancy has gone up to over 70 years. Where did


Nurse Cautioned over Allegations of Dishonesty by the Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • McDowell Purcell
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • May 15 2017

In a recent UK case, allegations of deficient clinical practice, together with allegations of dishonesty, on the part of Nurse Marinete