A recent Kennedys' healthcare seminar considered advances in the treatment of brain injury and emphasised the importance of continued research trials
Court of Appeal decides that a lump sum approach to damages for future loss of earning capacity is appropriate in a case involving a minor disability
Insurers, lawyers, and actuaries have been keenly anticipating the publication of the new Ogden tables
Appeal against a CRU certificate to be reheard where the tribunal failed properly to consider the impact of earlier injuries.
On behalf of the Defendant Trust, David Froome of Kennedys, recently settled a claim brought by a mother for the “wrongful birth” of her disabled child (i.e. she was claiming the additional costs of bringing up a disabled child) where we achieved significant savings relating to recoverable benefits
Following a claim involving a patient assault on a member of staff, where Kennedys (instructed by the NHS Litigation Authority) successfully defended allegations made against the Defendant Trust, we consider the background to the case and the tactics used to challenge allegations of negligence and breach of statutory duty.
In addition to seeking to consolidate and simplify the previous anti-discrimination legislation, the Equality Act 2010 also introduced some new provisions.
On 1 February 2011 the Defendant sought permission to use surveillance evidence at a trial due to commence on 14 March 2011, only six weeks later.
In 2003 Mr Noble was seriously injured when his motorbike collided with a car driven by the Defendant.
An order under the Children and Young Persons Act 1933 prohibiting the identification of a child in any newspaper report of the terms of a personal injury settlement was appropriate.