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Death following a pulmonary embolism in Schembri v Marshall: another causation case of note for claimants

United Kingdom - July 1 2020 One of the notable clinical negligence judgments so far this year has been the case of Schembri v Marshall 2020 EWCA Civ 358. This was another case...

Secondary victim claims - what is the impact of the time lapse between negligence and injury?

United Kingdom - June 12 2020 Secondary victim claims - where an individual suffers a psychiatric injury as a result of witnessing events or injury to another caused by negligence...

Causation in clinical negligence - does the Pomphrey case change or restate the law?

United Kingdom - September 5 2019 Earlier this summer judgment was handed down in the case of Pomphrey v Secretary of State for Health and Anor 2019 4 WLUK 483. On the face of it...

Court finds both pedestrian and cyclist at fault for rush hour collision on London pedestrian crossing

United Kingdom - August 30 2019 With the ever-increasing numbers of people cycling to work, particularly in London, and the increasingly common view of pedestrians walking along...

Specialist Cauda Equina team settles substantial compensation claim against St Peter’s Hospital, Chertsey for delayed diagnosis

United Kingdom - August 29 2019 The Cauda Equina claims team at Penningtons Manches Cooper has settled a substantial claim against St Peter's Hospital, Chertsey in respect of a...