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An expert witness’ causation defence - an unfair fight?
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 22 2014

The implications of acting as an expert witness changed overnight when the Supreme Court abolished expert witness immunity in Jones -v- Kaney


Accountants: you Swynson, you lose some..!
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 3 2014

In the recent decision in Swynson Limited and Michael Hunt v Lowick Rose LLP, Rose J considers the scope of an accountants' duty where advice


Medical negligence claims for cauda equina syndrome
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • November 13 2014

The cauda equina is Latin for 'horse's tail' which describes the collection of nerves at the bottom of the spinal cord. These nerves are particularly


Default judgement: Symes v St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • November 11 2014

An NHS trust was entitled to challenge causation where a default judgment had been entered on liability in a negligence claim against it. The default


DACB successfully defend cosmetic surgery claim on consent
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

The case of Karen Turner v Mr Nigel Carver provides useful lessons on the scope of the duty of care owed to cosmetic surgery patients, the critical


Default judgment is causation still a live issue?
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • August 18 2014

The recent case of Symes v St Georges Healthcare NHS Trust is an essential read for practitioners undertaking personal injury and clinical negligence


Quick guide: delayed diagnosis of Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • December 22 2014

This little known but not so rare condition can have a devastating impact on patient's lives if warning signs are missed. Undiagnosed or untreated


Brain surgeon on trial for sexually assaulting patients
  • Bolt Burdon Kemp
  • United Kingdom
  • September 12 2014

A brain surgeon alleged to have sexually assaulted ten patients tried to cover his tracks by failing to complete medical records, a jury has heard


FRC and Mazars agree record settlement
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 4 2014

The Financial Reporting Council (the FRC) has agreed to settle disciplinary action brought against Mazars and one of its partners, Richard Karmel for


A judgment for what? The effect of default judgments
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • July 23 2014

Where a defendant admits breach of duty but wishes to contest causation, injury and quantum, it has in the past been common practice for it to allow