Practice Notes: Clinical negligence

Cap lawyers’ fees and future care costs to save NHS, report says

MPS calls for fixed recoverable costs on clinical negligence claims up t

23 Jun 2017

Families will be held ‘hostage’ by ‘crude’ birth injury scheme

Claimant lawyers critical of ‘factory-style’ rapid resolution and redres

25 May 2017

Mental health: Preventing tragic outcomes

There needs to be a more collaborative approach between medical units to protect patients with both physical and mental health issues, says Hanna

24 May 2017

The correct use of the Bolam test

Dr Jock Mackenzie considers recent clinical negligence cases which raise the question of when the Bolam, Montgomery, and Penney tests shoul

08 May 2017

Fixed recoverable costs are the wrong medicine

The government should consider alternatives to reducing the NHS’s bill before imposing a costs cap, argues Gre

18 Apr 2017

An open letter to the Lord Chancellor and the Ministry of Justice

The government’s whiplash reform package will fail and this i

02 Mar 2017

Lord Chancellor cuts personal injury discount rate

Insurers warn of soaring claims costs and motor premiums following ‘crazy

27 Feb 2017

Fixing the fixed costs proposals

The government’s proposals do not take into account the most complex cases, those involving bereavement, or the delaying tactics of the NHSLA, writes Bhave

21 Feb 2017

Costs claimed are not costs paid

Nigel Poole QC explores the implications of capping clinical negligence fees payable by th

21 Feb 2017

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