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In the United States
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • USA
  • November 14 2011

The most high profile medical negligence case on the global stage has concluded with the criminal trial of Dr Conrad Murray.

Pharmacist's registration cancelled for breaches of regulations
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand
  • October 18 2011

The Tribunal has found a pharmacist guilty of professional misconduct for a range of acts that breached the Medicines Regulations and the Misuse of Drugs Regulations.

Fitness to practise decisions
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 27 2011

These two decisions each confirm the reluctance of the courts to interfere with decisions relating to fitness to practise, where those decisions reflect the proper exercise of regulators' powers.

Fraser v Bolt Burdon Claims & others 23.11.09
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 1 2010

In this case, Miss Fraser sued the defendant solicitors, Bolt Burdon, for negligence following advice they, and the Counsel they had instructed, gave her to settle her negligence claim against her previous solicitors, Parlett Kent (PK).

Chemotherapy drug error is considered ‘manslaughter by gross neglect’ by jury
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 6 2009

In September 2009, an inquest jury in Bristol concluded that a cancer patient who died as a result of being given too high a dose of the chemotherapy drug Idarubicin did so as a result of "manslaughter by gross neglect".

Texas physicians not entitled to manufacturer indemnity for drugs prescribed
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2009

In a recent case, Hadley v. Wyeth Laboratories, Inc., the Texas Court of Appeals held that a physician is not entitled to indemnity from the drug's manufacturer for expenses he incurred defending a lawsuit for prescribing a defective drug under the Texas Product Liability Act.

Unlawful killing verdict returned by inquest jury against an NHS trust
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 16 2008

In February 2008, a jury hearing the evidence about the death of a mother who died three hours after giving birth to her son ruled that she was unlawfully killed.