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Stroke: GP not negligent
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 19 2013

Mr Justice Turner found that whilst the Claimant had raised a number of areas of breach of duty, some of which he accepted, there were two central


Professional negligence: (former) law firm fails in claim against surveyors
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 20 2014

In STV Central Ltd v Semple Fraser LLP and CBRE Limited 2014 CSOH 82, Semple Fraser ('SF') failed to claim a contribution from CBRE after settling


Misconduct and breach of professional code
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 26 2013

Ms Harford (H), a nurse, appealed against a decision of a panel of the NMC’s CCC that she was guilty of misconduct and that her fitness to practise


Harford and The Nursing and Midwifery Council 2013 EWHC 696 (Admin)
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • April 25 2013

The Appellant (H) was a nurse, registered since 2005, appealing a decision made by the Conduct and Competence Committee of the Nursing and Midwifery


Professional negligence: Court of Appeal comes to the rescue in Mehjoo
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • April 14 2014

It is clear from the acres of press coverage devoted to people avoiding taxes by arrangements of varying complexity, that anybody who advises on such


Whispers of change... the potential softening of Mitchell
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • February 17 2014

Pre Jackson and Mitchell, litigants would frequently agree to extensions of time without reference to the court. Provided the extension did not imp


Vicarious liability for associate or locum clinicians: Whetstone v Medical Protection Society Ltd
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • April 9 2014

The question of whether practice partners or principals are vicariously liable for negligent treatment provided by associates or locums is one which


Firms fined following electrocution of plumber
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • March 27 2013

A Bristol plumber was electrocuted while installing a washing machine because the socket powering it had been wired incorrectly. Mr. Danny Edwards


Warwickshire Council fined £30k for fire fighter deaths
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • May 9 2013

In previous updates we have reported on the prosecutions arising from a blaze at a warehouse which led to the deaths of four fire fighters - John


Environment Agency prosecuted after fatal dredging operation
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • May 9 2013

The Environment Agency has been ordered to pay £200k following conviction under s 2(1) HSWA after an incident which led to the death of an employee