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Montgomery (Appellant) v Lanarkshire Health Board (Respondent) 2015 UKSC 11 On appeal from 2013 CSIH
  • Serjeants' Inn Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • September 4 2015

Nadine Montgomery had a vaginal delivery on 1 October 1999. The birth was complicated by shoulder dystocia resulting in oxygen deprivation and her


What to do if you suspect care home abuse
  • Neil Hudgell Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • September 2 2015

If a loved one is in care, you want to feel assured that they are in good hands. Unfortunately, some cases come to light that expose negligence and


What does the law expect doctors to tell relatives at risk of hereditary conditions?
  • Bolt Burdon Kemp
  • United Kingdom
  • September 1 2015

ABC v St George's Healthcare NHS Trust and Others 2015: The Duty of Care owed by doctors to third parties The High Court decided in this case that


"Striking off" for attempted theft was not an inappropriate sanction
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 21 2015

The Administrative Court has declined to overturn the "striking off" of a nurse, M, who was found to have attempted to steal from his employer


Settlement reached after hospital failed to take care of patients
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • August 18 2015

Dawn Butler the Labour MP for Brent Central has welcomed the settlement of a legal claim against a hospital which failed to care properly for her


Be careful of what you wish for: the onslaught on claimant clinical negligence costs
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • August 17 2015

Claimant clinical negligence lawyers are under attack. You may or may not feel sympathy for us but when we are financially restricted in what we can


Seek specialist legal advice on time limits before bringing a clinical negligence claim
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 10 2015

When considering whether to bring a clinical negligence claim, it is vital to keep in mind the time period within which it can be made. People are


Court of Appeal find GMC wrongly applied ‘5 year rule’ and confirms regulators have powers to revoke any decision where there was a mistake regarding underlying facts
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • August 10 2015

The Claimant, Dr Chaudhuri, a general practitioner (‘Dr C’), applied for Judicial Review of the GMC’s decision pursuant to Rule 4(5) of the General


Proposals to cap medical negligence costs for NHS will only prevent patients from receiving support and compensation they deserve
  • Neil Hudgell Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • August 7 2015

Hudgell Solicitors will be strongly opposing Department of Health (DoH) proposals to place a cap on legal costs involved in clinical negligence


No excuses for care homes failing to provide basic standards of care
  • Neil Hudgell Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • August 5 2015

When a family takes the decision to place a loved one into care, it is without doubt one of the most difficult decisions they make. Many would, if