Medical Negligence

23/01/2020 0 comments 47 views

The BBC this week carried yet another article on the rising cost of clinical negligence claims in the NHS, which the Department of Health describes as “unsustainable”, with others calling...
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15/11/2019 0 comments 235 views

The Lincolnite carried an article this week (14 November 2019) reporting that the United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust has had to issue an apology after the Trust’s Accident & Emergency Department...
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06/09/2019 0 comments 224 views

The Daily Mail has reported in an exclusive article on 28 August 2019 that sepsis deaths in 28 NHS trusts are higher than predicted.  You can read the full article...
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26/07/2019 0 comments 464 views

The Lord Chancellor, David Gauke MP, has announced the new discount rate to be applied to personal injury and clinical negligence damages. Lawyers for both Claimants and Defendants have been...
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25/07/2019 0 comments 426 views

In an article in the Law Gazette on the 8 July 2019, Lord Falconer of Thoroton, (who was a Lord Chancellor in Tony Blair’s government), raised queries about plans being...
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25/06/2019 0 comments 473 views

Our Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence Department is looking to employ someone with either a law degree or LPC qualification and some experience of working within a law firm, in...
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11/06/2019 0 comments 319 views

NHS Resolution says it has 4 objectives: Resolve concerns and disputes fairly and effectively Provide analysis and expert knowledge to the healthcare and civil justice systems to drive improvement Deliver...
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11/06/2019 0 comments 274 views

At a clinical negligence conference in Manchester earlier this year, Denise Chaffer, who is the Director of Learning and Safety for NHS Resolution, said she wanted to work “to help...
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11/06/2019 0 comments 322 views

Claimant personal injury and medical  negligence lawyers have for a long time supported an increase in the amount of compensation paid as a “bereavement award”, which is the sum on...
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19/03/2019 0 comments 431 views

The Scottish press recently reported the launching of a law firm claiming to be the first in the UK specialising in animal protection law. Advocates for Animals (AFA) consists of...
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