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Graeme Watson

Clyde & Co LLP

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Q2 | 2019

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Nurse’s Bite Claim Proves Toothless

United Kingdom - March 20 2018 When a health professional is injured by a patient, who pays? In Louise Stark v Lothian NHS Board 2018 SC EDIN 7, the court considered a claim by a...

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No Immunity from Negligence for the Good Samaritan

United Kingdom - March 14 2018 When a charity gives advice for free, can it be sued if that advice turns out to be negligent? In D v Victim Support Scotland 2017 SC EDIN 85 the...

Professional advice can be taxing - don't sweat it

United Kingdom - January 24 2017 When a professional provides negligent advice they may be liable for consequent loss. But is the professional liable for the distress caused by their...

What You Don’t Know Can’t Hurt You Or Can It?

United Kingdom - December 22 2017 Delivering bad news is never easy, but doctors cannot hide from this important aspect of the job. Delaying a difficult conversation may be tempting, but when does that delay become negligent?...

Protecting Medical Data - are you GDPR-ready?

United Kingdom - December 18 2017 BBC News recently highlighted a stark example of a failure to protect sensitive data. The DVLA sent a letter about a driving license to "multiple...