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Cosmetic surgery - knowing your rights if things go wrong
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 29 2017

The cosmetic surgery industry makes billions of pounds every year. However, its sales practices in some areas have been questioned and if you decide


High Court reaffirms that a Registrant’s regulatory history is relevant and admissible at the impairment and sanction stages
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • March 27 2017

The Registrant was the subject of proceedings before the NMC’s CCC. The charges against the Registrant arose from incidents that occurred between


‘Successful’ claimant’s costs recovery restricted to 6.7 of budget
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 27 2017

The Claimant (C) underwent surgery on 11 November 2010. During that surgery C’s spleen was torn or incised but this was not recognised until 36 hours


One in six people who die of a heart attack may have had early warning signs missed
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 27 2017

A new study by Imperial College London has shown that early warning signs of a heart attack may be being missed. The study looked at the early warning


Six figure sum of compensation for failure to diagnose and repair a 4th degree tear
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • March 23 2017

A Young woman known only as Ms G to protect her identity, has received compensation from Ipswich Hospital for the failure to correctly diagnose and


The long goodbye to Bolam: Consent in clinical negligence claims
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • March 21 2017

Following a ground-breaking decision by the Supreme Court in 2015, the Court of Appeal have recently re-affirmed that the well-known Bolam test in


Five-figure settlement for woman who suffered colon perforation during routine hysterectomy
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • March 20 2017

A woman in her late forties, known only as Yasmin to protect her identity, has received compensation from St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust after


Sustainable conclusions: the consequences of failing to foresee material matters until trial
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • March 16 2017

In the second of my two short articles reviewing some recent Court of Appeal authorities in the field of professional negligence (the first can be


Consent Revisited
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • March 14 2017

A patient-focused approach to consent for medical treatment has been required by the law ever since the landmark Supreme Court decision in Montgomery


Cerebral palsy claims: how are they funded?
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • March 8 2017

As solicitors who regularly act on behalf of children suffering from cerebral palsy, we are often asked by parents how a clinical negligence claim