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Clinical Negligence and the Secondary Victim - A call to Defendants to be prepared

United Kingdom - June 24 2020 The case of Paul v Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust finds that loved ones of a primary victim can bring a successful secondary victim claim, over a year…

Jessica King.

Key considerations for conducting internal investigations remotely

United Kingdom - April 28 2020 With so many businesses in lock-down, many internal investigations will have to be conducted remotely, with investigation teams, employees, external…

Alison McHaffie, Brian Sher, Caroline Hobson, Catherine Taylor, Colin Hutton, Elisabeth Bremner, Emma Burnett, Graeme MacLeod, Jan Burgess, Lukas Rootman, Olivia Jamison, Omar Qureshi, Rachel Cooper, Shuna Mason, Steven Cochrane.

Supreme Court rules that costs of commercial surrogacy can be recoverable

United Kingdom - April 9 2020 Last week the Supreme Court made the landmark decision that awards for damages to cover the costs of foreign commercial surrogacy, using donor eggs…

Alaina Wadsworth, Ben Brown.

Supreme Court finds employers less likely to be vicariously liable for actions of independent contractors

United Kingdom - April 8 2020 In reversing the Court of Appeal's decision, the Supreme Court in Barclays Bank plc v Various Claimants has reinforced the ability of companies to use…

Alaina Wadsworth, Ben Brown.

Clinical negligence: Dental practice vicariously liable for negligence of self-employed dentist

United Kingdom - April 2 2020 The County Court in Leeds has recently set an important precedent by finding a dental practice vicariously liable for negligent dental work carried…

Alaina Wadsworth, Sam Silver.