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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


Report confirms that lessons have not been learned in maternity care, says medical negligence lawyer
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • September 20 2017

The report, entitled five years of cerebral palsy claims and published by NHS Resolution, the body that handles NHS compensation claims, shows that


NHS Resolution cerebral palsy report - action and change are urgently needed
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • September 20 2017

It is with a heavy heart that I type this blog. I have just read through the recently published report entitled ‘Five years of cerebral palsy claims’


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


50 predictions: Professional Liability
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • September 19 2017

The comprehensive 2016 Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors guidance note on 'The valuation of buy-to-let and HMO (Houses in Multiple Occupation


An end to cannibalism?
  • Bond Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 18 2017

In recent years personal injury solicitors have been inundated with file requests and pre-action claims, alleging the negligent under-settlement of


Tightening the Reins: horse-riding accidents and the Animals Act 1971
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • September 18 2017

Judicial criticism of the Animals Act 1971 is not new. Only a few years after it came into force, Lord Denning accurately predicted the future when he


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


Medical Negligence: who are the best experts?
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • September 18 2017

Medical experts are key to success in any medical negligence case. Given their ability to make or break a case, what is it that we look for in an


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