Practice Notes: Clinical negligence

Costs claimed are not costs paid

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

21 Feb 2017

Court of Appeal victory for patient choice over medical paternalism

Medical advice must be clear, comprehensible, and highligh

16 Feb 2017

Tackling a deny, delay, defend culture

A NAO audit promises to shine a light on the NHSLA but will it come too late to influence the introduction of fixed fees, wonders Nin

14 Feb 2017

Developments in clinical negligence

Dr Jock Mackenzie rounds up recent case law, including a decision on whether a claimant was contributorily negligent for failing to draw attention to chang

07 Feb 2017

Health secretary climbs down on clinical negligence costs

Lawyers tentatively welcome proposals, but critics call for ‘root and branch reform’ o

30 Jan 2017

New boss, same vision

Founded to fight injustice, Hodge Jones & Allen has new leadership, but the firm’s values remain th

30 Jan 2017

Following the evidence of medical negligence

Chris Unsworth considers the evidence of medical negligence in the case of France

17 Jan 2017

PI practices brace for change

Lawyers hope marketplace reforms in 2017 aren’t ‘done deals’, despite evidence to th

15 Dec 2016

A question of care

Dr Jock Mackenzie considers the most recent clinical negligence cases, including claims for breaches of duty of technical performance, investigation, and q

29 Nov 2016

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