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Reducing access to Judicial Review?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 7 2012

The Government has announced a broad intention to reform access to Judicial Review, mainly by raising fees and imposing tighter time limits for applications


Record personal injury damage award
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 7 2012

Allianz, the defendant insurers in Collier v A Norton, were ordered to pay a lump sum of £7.25 million in addition to annual payments of £270,000 to 17-year-old pupil of Cheltenham Ladies College, Agnes Collier


Unauthorised access to medical records
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 18 2012

In Grinyer v Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust 2011 the court considered the effects of an employee’s unauthorised access to medical records, and suitable damages under the Data Protection Act


Clarification on 10 general damages increase
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 18 2012

Following an application by the Association of British Insurers, the Court of Appeal has revised the guidance given in Simmons v Castle 2012 EWCA Civ 1039 on the proposed 10 increase in general damages


Recent cases and other news
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • September 19 2012

This personal injury claim gave the Court of Appeal the opportunity to set guidelines on the measure of general damages


“Sufficient cause” for resuming inquest
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 8 2012

In the recent case of R (on the application of Medihani) v HM Coroner for Inner South District of Greater London, the issue of whether a Coroner should resume an inquest following criminal proceedings was considered


Unregistered cosmetic surgery clinic fined £40,000 by CQC
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 8 2012

In the first prosecution of its kind, a private clinic has been fined £40,000 for performing cosmetic surgery without being registered


Ability to rescind an earlier decision
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 8 2012

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (N) was not entitled to rescind its earlier decision that a nurse (B) had no case to answer in respect of allegations of mistreating andor neglecting a patient


Suspension following breach of undertaking
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 8 2012

D was suspended for nine months after she breached an undertaking to agree to a professional performance assessment


High Court approves £11m settlement in medical negligence claim involving a girl injured at birth
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 8 2012

The NHS has agreed to pay £10.8m in compensation after a hospital’s failure to monitor a woman during labour led to her daughter suffering catastrophic injuries when she was born