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Brownlie v Four Seasons Group

United Kingdom - October 20 2021 In 2010, Lady Brownlie and her husband, the distinguished international lawyer Sir Ian Brownlie QC, went to Egypt. Whilst staying at the Four Seasons…

World Suicide Prevention Day - how can you get involved?

United Kingdom - September 10 2021 10th September is World Suicide Prevention Day. Each year, on the same date, communities and organisations campaign on a global scale to raise…

Who can bring a claim when someone dies?

United Kingdom - September 10 2021 When a loved one dies, grief is difficult and there can be a lot to deal with. If someone dies as a result of medical negligence or personal injury…

What happens when medics miss a serious heart complaint?

United Kingdom - September 7 2021 An aortic dissection is a life-threatening condition, requiring early diagnosis and treatment. Sadly, classic symptoms are often misdiagnosed or…

Swift v Carpenter: and another thing…

United Kingdom - August 26 2021 Much has been said about the 2020 Court of Appeal judgment in Swift dealing with the disputed method by which claims for the cost of special…

Case note: Malik -v- St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

United Kingdom - August 17 2021 In my blog on 5 January 2021 I summarised the approach the Courts take to establishing facts in a medical negligence case, especially in a situation…

The National Disability Strategy: the most comprehensive, concerted, cross-government plan ever. Is it really?

United Kingdom - August 16 2021 On the 28 July 2021, the Government unveiled the highly anticipated National Disability Strategy (‘the strategy’). Pledged in the Government’s 2019…

When is the right time to question a medical decision?

United Kingdom - August 5 2021 Chimamanada Ngozi Adichie, celebrated author and feminist talks in Elizabeth Day’s How to Fail Podcast about the death of her father, and then her…

Group B Streptococcus Awareness Month 2021

United Kingdom - July 19 2021 July is International Group B Streptococcus (GBS) Awareness Month. As medical negligence specialists at Kingsley Napley, we have acted for many…

Clinical Negligence in Maternity Services

United Kingdom - July 18 2021 The Nursing Times recently published an article on blame culture within midwifery, which is apparently affecting staff retention. The article…