Practice Notes: Clinical negligence

South Africa: options for employees injured by vaccinations

Talita Laubscher and Melissa Cogger explore how employees may be entitled to compensation from employers if they suffer injury, illness or death follo

10 May 2022

Consultation launched on fixed recoverable cost proposals for lower value clinical negligence claims

The proposals have not been welcomed by clinical negligence lawyers

31 Jan 2022

Undertakings: Your bond is your word

Tracey Calvert assesses the distinctions and implications of a solicitors’ undertaking.

05 Sep 2021

Devonshires clinical negligence team merges with barrister-led firm

A new ABS is the 'perfect marriage' of clinical negligence expertise and service 

12 May 2021

Expert evidence and remote hearings

Expert evidence must be utilised carefully, particularly during remote hearings, as Richard Boyle and James Yapp explain

06 May 2021

Heading off a litigation storm

Serious covid-19 has legal implications for clinicians and heightens the risk of negligence claims, says Gemma Lindfield 

04 Feb 2021

My apologies

Steven Baylis considers whether an Apologies Bill could lead to a decrease in the number of compensation claims

27 Jan 2021

A high bar

The courts have considered what a responsible and logical body of doctors would have done in similar circumstances, as Dr Jock Mackenzie explains

08 Dec 2020

Major trauma legal-medico group launched

A new national service for individuals affected by major trauma has been launched by a group of leading law firms and medics

03 Nov 2020

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