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Each baby really does count
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2017

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has just published its report Each Baby Counts. In this blog Henry Dyson discusses his

Birth injury solicitor encourages responses to the government's Rapid Resolution and Redress scheme consultation
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • May 10 2017

A public consultation regarding the government's proposal to introduce a new compensation scheme for avoidable birth injuries will close on Friday 26

Clinical Negligence & Personal Injury quarterly newsletter - April 17
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • April 20 2017

The first quarter of 2017 has been a busy one within clinical negligence circles. There is a Ministry of Justice consultation on a fixed costs regime

Discount Rates Part 1: How was it changed? Why was it changed? What of future change?
  • Hugh James Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • March 16 2017

The discount rate is a percentage used by lawyers to calculate future losses in a personal injury and fatal accident claims

Safer maternity care
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 27 2017

The Department of Health and the NHS LA have both recently been working hard to find alternative ways of dealing with maternity claims. What should

Discount rate down, Damages up - An update
  • Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 5 2017

Since our bulletin regarding the forthcoming announcement from the Lord Chancellor, concerning potential changes to the discount rate (which can be

NHS Litigation Authority launches a programme of reform for its main indemnity scheme (CNST)
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 13 2016

The NHS Litigation Authority has recently launched a programme of reform for its main indemnity scheme, the Clinical Negligence Scheme for Trusts

NHSLA mediation - a step in the right direction but not one size fits all
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • November 3 2016

Clinical negligence, Medical Negligence, NHS, NHSLA, personal injury Following a recent pilot, the NHS Litigation Authority (NHSLA) has launched its

Striking the balance
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • October 31 2016

Helen Vernon, chief executive of the NHS Litigation Authority, tells Adrian O’Dowd of her work to make the organisation more transparent

Last minute conversion to a CFA won't prevent recovery of additional liabilities
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • October 19 2016

In a recent case it was determined by the Court that success fees and ATE premiums relating to Claimants were recoverable where there had been a