Practice Notes: Clinical negligence

Civil Justice Council plans to help vulnerable parties in civil courts

Recommendations on how to support vulnerable claimants and defendants in the civil courts have been put forward by the Civil Justic

10 Sep 2019

Addressing the rehab paradox

NHS Resolution must resolve to change its stance on rehabilitation, argues Victori

24 Jun 2019

Claimant solicitors predict “sharp contraction” of PI market

The Civil Liability Act reforms will lead to a sharp contraction in the claimant personal injury (PI) market, according to a survey of lawyers thi

29 May 2019

High Court strikes off solicitor for dishonestly overcharging

A clinical negligence solicitor has been struck off by the High Court for grossly overchargin

03 Apr 2019

Patients ‘failed’ by NAO report that blames claimant lawyers

Coordinated approach needed to rein in rising cost of clinical negligenc

07 Sep 2017

Changing behaviours will encourage resolution

Following publication of Lord Justice Jackson’s costs review, Claire Fazan gives her take on a possible, albeit radical, future approach to clinical neglig

06 Sep 2017

Consent, causation, and competence

Dr Jock Mackenzie provides a round-up of recent clinical negligence cas

11 Jul 2017

Who's the patient?

The recent case of ABC has addressed the question of who clinicians owe a duty to in particular circumstances, write Caron Heyes and Christin

05 Jul 2017

Can white knight lawyers return?

There are challenges ahead if we want to breathe new life into the reputation of claimant lawyers, but that should not stop us from trying, writes Jonatha

26 Jun 2017

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