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New case law further erodes the Bolam test for clinical negligence
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • March 1 2017

Almost two years ago, in March 2015, I wrote about the landmark decision in Montgomery v Lanarkshire Board (Scotland) 2015 . As a reminder, I have


Jon Nicholson settles cerebral palsy claim for £16 million
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • March 1 2017

Jon Nicholson has achieved a settlement worth a total of £16 million for an eight year old client with severe cerebral palsy caused by medical


Discount Rate Announcement
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • February 28 2017

The Lord Chancellor, Liz Truss yesterday (27 February) announced the change to the discount rate. The previous rate of 2.5 was set in 2001 in a very


Have the courts changed their attitude to time limits in abuse cases ?
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • February 28 2017

Earlier this year I wrote about a case where the court did not allow an extension of the “limitation period” (the time limit for bringing court


Missed breast cancer diagnosis leads to compensation payout
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • February 27 2017

A woman known only as Denise to protect her identity has received an apology and compensation after the Breast Clinic at Whipps Cross Hospital failed


Professional negligence claims in foreign cases
  • Charles Russell Speechlys
  • United Kingdom
  • February 27 2017

Robert Highmore, partner and head of the property litigation group at Charles Russell Speechlys recently gave an interview to say that the recent


Delays in A&E: Not Just a Matter of Time
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • February 23 2017

Over the past few weeks there have been numerous stories published on the pressures which A&E Services have come under this winter. The time taken to


The importance of the retainer to the scope of a professional’s duty of care: Denning v Greenhalgh Financial Services Ltd
  • Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 23 2017

The recent High Court case of Denning v Greenhalgh Financial Services Ltd serves as a reminder of the importance of the retainer when considering


Professional negligence: Another decision on liability for identity theft leaves the law uncertain
  • Dentons
  • United Kingdom
  • February 23 2017

In Dreamvar (UK) Limited v (1) Mishcon de Reya (a firm) and (2) Mary Monson Solicitors Limited 2016 EWHC 3316 (Ch), Mr David Railton QC, sitting as


Wright v Lewis Silkin 2016 EWCA Civ 1308, appealing 2015 EWHC 1897 (QB)
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • February 21 2017

In negligence case Wright v Lewis Silkin 2016 EWCA Civ 1308, solicitors were successful on appeal: the client’s loss of chance was too remote and