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Healthcare Update: Negligence - When Does Clinical Become Criminal?
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • United Kingdom, Ireland
  • May 18 2018

The case of paediatric registrar, Dr Bawa-Garba has rocked the medical and nursing professions, both in the UK and in Ireland. We look at Dr


Episode 23: Is Gross Negligence also Gross Misconduct?
  • Matheson
  • United Kingdom, Ireland
  • March 30 2017

Bryan Dunne looks at a recent decision of the UK Court of Appeal which finally settles the question of whether or not an employee can be dismissed for


‘No transaction’ damages in professional negligence cases
  • Matheson
  • United Kingdom, Ireland
  • January 15 2013

A number of recent High Court decisions have involved cases in which lenders have taken action against their former legal advisors for negligence


Court confirms jurisdiction principles
  • Matheson
  • United Kingdom, Ireland
  • August 22 2012

A recent High Court decision involved consideration of whether the court properly had jurisdiction to hear a case based on the principles of the EU Brussels I Regulation (442001)


The future of expert witness immunity from prosecution
  • Matheson
  • United Kingdom, Ireland
  • September 29 2011

Under UK law, expert witnesses were, until recently, immune from being sued for negligently performing their duties to the Court during litigation.


UK Supreme Court abolishes immunity from suit for expert witnesses
  • A&L Goodbody
  • United Kingdom, Ireland
  • May 3 2011

In the recent UK Supreme Court case of Jones v Kaney, the Court held that expert witnesses' immunity from suit for breach of duty should be abolished.


UK High Court determines franchisor’s duty of care to its franchisees
  • Matheson
  • United Kingdom, Ireland
  • December 8 2010

The recent English High Court decision in MCB Printing and Design Limited v Kall Kwik UK Limited 2010 EWHC 624 (QB) establishes the duty of care owed by a franchisor to its franchisee and to potential franchisees.


Lender claims: solicitor or valuer negligence
  • A&L Goodbody
  • United Kingdom, Ireland
  • November 15 2010

With the recession showing no signs of abating, and property prices remaining static, recent trends in the Northern Ireland Courts are now beginning to clearly show an influx of claims by financial institutions who are seeking to recoup lost value arising out of disastrous property transactions.


BSkyB EDS litigation: pre-contractual representations
  • Matheson
  • United Kingdom, Ireland
  • June 15 2010

On 27th January 2010, the London Technology & Construction Court (a division of the English High Court) delivered its long anticipated judgment in one of the costliest, longest running and most notable IT disputes in recent years.


Website disclaimers: escaping liability for misrepresentation
  • A&L Goodbody
  • United Kingdom, Ireland
  • September 23 2009

The UK Court of Appeal recently considered the issue of website disclaimers and whether customers of such websites are owed a duty of care for any loss suffered through reliance on negligent misrepresentations made on the sites.