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Medical Innovation Bill a defence to innovative clinical practices?
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 12 2015

When the Department of Health published their consultation document in January 2014 the introduction to the consultation reminded all those who might


Medical Malpractice and the Limitation Act 1980
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 16 2013

When Lord Woolf was investigating access to the civil justice system in the 1990s, he described the field of medical malpractice litigation as a


Disapplying the Limitation Act
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 17 2013

Two recent cases focus on the court's discretion to disapply the Limitation Act 1980 (the Act) and allow a claim to proceed that would otherwise be


Test case to question who is liable in negligence for privatised NHS services
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 4 2013

A Norfolk based family is suing an out-of-hours GP provider, formerly part of Harmoni (now owned by Care UK), and one of its nurses, after neither


What’s in a name?
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 25 2013

In recent years a number of professional practices carried on by partnerships have incorporated themselves as limited liability partnerships. What


Section 33 the problem with discretion
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 27 2012

In Jones v Hywel Dda Local Health Board, the claimant sought to rely on s33 in order to continue her negligence claim arising out of complications following surgery in November 2003, resulting in allegedly serious injuries to her leg.


Wilkinson v Churchill - a window of opportunity for insurers?
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 31 2012

The much anticipated judgment about the right of insurers under s151(8) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 in Wilkinson & Fitzgerald v Churchill and Evans v Cockayne & Equity was handed down on 24 August 2012 by the Court of Appeal.


Advocates, experts and immunity from suit
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 26 2012

In A and B v Chief Constable of Hampshire Constabulary, claimant “A” was an informer who alleged that his status as such was revealed by prosecuting counsel in court.


Cabbages and kings: limitation of liability by professionals
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 8 2012

Lord Denning whimsically quoted Lewis Carroll in his swansong in the Court of Appeal (George Mitchell (Chesterhall) Ltd v Finney Lock Seeds (1983)):.


Lloyds TSB Bank Plc v Markandan & Uddin meaning of “completion”
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 2 2012

Where the defendant firm of solicitors had caused, through no fraud of their own, mortgage monies paid to it to be paid out to fraudsters in breach of the terms of their instructions and authority, it had acted in breach of trust.