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First Care Home Corporate Manslaughter Prosecution
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 3 2016

On 5 February 2016, Sherwood Rise Limited, who owned the care home Autumn Grange in Nottingham, became the first care home company to be convicted

Chinnock v Wasbrough
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2015

In 2001, the claimant was advised that she did not have a viable claim against the NHS. After receiving different advice in 2009 she commenced

Section 14A: equity aids the vigilant!
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • May 19 2015

The recent Court of Appeal case of Chinnock v- Veale Wasbrough 2015 EWCA Civ 441 is a stark reminder to potential claimants to seek a second

First Corporate Manslaughter prosecution against NHS trust: no case to answer
  • Fieldfisher LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 9 2016

The landmark case against Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust and Dr Errol Cornish was dismissed by Mr Justice Coulson at the end of January

Orientfield v Bird & Bird
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 20 2015

The claimant brought a claim for professional negligence against its solicitors (the defendant) following its purchase of a property from Mr and Mrs

The importance of being earnest: establishing factual causation
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 25 2015

In the recent case of Andrew Fryatt v Preston Mellor Harrison (a firm), the high court decided in favour of the defendant solicitors (the Defendant

Accountants' PI: assessment of damages
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • July 6 2015

The Court of Appeal has held that repayments of loans, which had been made in reliance on a negligent due diligent report, did not go to reduce the

Dunhill v (1) W Brook and Co & (2) Crossley
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • March 4 2016

In Dunhill v (1) W Brook and Co & (2) Crossley 2016 EWHC 165 (QB) Mrs Justice Laing dismissed a claim for damages for professional negligence

Injuring the injured - a return to the status quo
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 7 2016

Where a claimant has a pre-existing medical condition, and this is made worse by a Defendant’s negligence, is the defendant liable for all the

Court of Appeal finds accountants liable to a lender for the full amount of a loan, despite significant loan repayments
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • September 9 2015

This recent Court of Appeal decision Swynson Ltd v Lowick Rose LLP highlighted again the importance of the letter of engagement as an effective means