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Clinical negligence defendants must keep records in good order or risk losing
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • April 21 2017

As a clinical negligence lawyer I am familiar with the nightmare that medical records can present. Rarely do they arrive in one complete set, copied


Professional Negligence: Supreme Court decision in BPE Solicitors v Hughes-Holland clarifies SAAMCO
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • April 20 2017

The Supreme Court provided important clarification of SAAMCO last month in BPE Solicitors and another v Hughes-Holland (in substitution for Gabriel


What, if any, duty of care does a receptionist in A&E owe to attending patients?
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • April 20 2017

An analysis of Darnley v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust 2017 EWCA Civ 151; Court of Appeal Most of us will have been to A&E in our lifetime


Clinical Negligence & Personal Injury quarterly newsletter - April 17
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • April 20 2017

The first quarter of 2017 has been a busy one within clinical negligence circles. There is a Ministry of Justice consultation on a fixed costs regime


The duty of an A&E receptionist revisited
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • April 19 2017

In August 2015 I wrote a blog about the finding by the High Court that an A&E receptionist was not liable for failing to provide accurate information


Bereaved parents settle medical negligence claim against St Peter’s Hospital following stillbirth
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • April 19 2017

A woman known only as R has received compensation following the stillbirth of her baby daughter at St Peter’s hospital in Chertsey Surrey in July 2013


The Courts remind us of the principle of proportionality at sanction stage
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • April 19 2017

Charles Craig (the Appellant) brought an appeal against the decision of the Disciplinary Committee (the Committee) of the Farriers Registration


Is there a need for expert evidence in IRHP mis-selling disputes?
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 18 2017

Sometimes cases can be decided purely on the basis of the factual evidence. At other times expert evidence may be needed to assist with specialist or


A warning to all institutions handling client monies
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 18 2017

The recent case of Singularis Holdings Ltd v Daiwa Capital Markets Europe Ltd 2017 EWHC 257 (Ch) (Singularis) is an important decision affecting


Claimant awarded £120,000 as a result of a four year delay in diagnosing prostate cancer
  • Hugh James Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • April 18 2017

The claimant registered as a patient with a new GP surgery in December 2009. As part of that registration process, he was required to undergo a