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Defendants destroying evidence in a negligence or injury claim - what can the court do?

United Kingdom - March 1 2022 One of the issues that we regularly come across as claimant clinical negligence and personal injury solicitors is missing documentation. Ultimately…

Coroner highlights the risks of delayed diagnosis for potential cancer patients when reporting systems for the results of scans do not work

United Kingdom - February 7 2022 One of the issues that we frequently encounter when looking at claims involving a delay in diagnosis of cancer is the system in place for reviewing…

Clinical negligence claims - the claimant's recollection vs the medical records

United Kingdom - December 17 2021 While many clinical negligence claims turn solely on what is (and is not) in the contemporaneous medical records (for example, how, when, and to whom…

Court of Appeal provides further guidance on fatal accident claims for loss of financial dependency

United Kingdom - September 21 2021 The Court of Appeal recently gave judgment in the case of Paramount Shopfitting Company Ltd v Rix [2021] EWCA Civ 1172. This case looked at the issue…

Interim payments of damages in ongoing cases - the latest developments

United Kingdom - June 18 2021 The issue of interim payments arises in many clinical negligence and personal injury claims involving serious injury. This is usually in a situation…