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Hospitals should assess head injuries promptly but don’t expect to be told that
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • September 21 2017

The recent case of Darnley v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust 2017 EWCA Civ 15 before the Court of Appeal has shone a spotlight onto waiting times


Young girl awarded compensation for Erb’s palsy birth injury
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 20 2017

Basingstoke County Court has approved the settlement of a clinical negligence claim against Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust which was


The latest on when you need to go to Court before withdrawing treatment
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • September 20 2017

A common dilemma for those making decisions about withdrawal of treatment is whether to involve the Court of Protection. The generally accepted


A Seismic Shift in UK Patent Infringement Law - Actavis v. Eli Lilly
  • Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox PLLC
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • September 19 2017

In a decision that appears to have introduced a doctrine of equivalents for the first time, the UK Supreme Court has shifted the laws on patent


50 predictions: Product Liability, Safety & Recall
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • September 19 2017

Many manufactured goods require CE marking, which shows that a product is safe and complies with EU legislation. As CE marking is integral to trade


50 predictions: Medical Malpractice
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • September 19 2017

The delivery of healthcare is changing, bringing with it the availability of personalised healthcare insurance. The introduction of robotics and


Health Alert - 18 September 2017
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia, United Kingdom, USA
  • September 18 2017

Minister for Industrial Relations for the State of Victoria v Specialist Diagnostic Services Pty Ltd TA Dorevitch Pathology


Res Ipsa Loquitur in Clinical Negligence Cases
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • September 18 2017

The maxim res ipsa loquitur or ‘the thing speaks for itself’, is a long-standing rule of evidence more commonly utilised in other areas of personal


NHS must take greater care with patients and litigation
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • September 14 2017

Last week, the National Audit Office wasted a valuable opportunity to highlight the causes of costly NHS litigation. This despite Lord Justice Jackson


Court of Protection gives green light to experimental treatment abroad
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • September 14 2017

With the much publicised Charlie Gard case still fresh in people's minds, the issue of when it is in someone's best interests to be taken abroad for