Henry Charles summarises the Court of Appeal's judgment from last week in the cases of Paul v Wolverhampton, Polmear v Royal Cornwall and Purchase v Ahmed, which concerns secondary victim claims arising from events that occurred some time after the alleged negligence.
Thea Wilson gives her tips on expert evidence in clinical negligence cases, considering the recent case of Robinson v (1) Liverpool University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (2) Mercier.
In this post, Helen Waller writes about dealing with litigants in person in clinical negligence cases, considering the recent case of Doyle -v- Habib  EWHC 1733 (QB).
Megan Griffiths writes about this landmark clinical negligence case on pre-conception advice, where, this week, the High Court handed down judgment in favour of the Claimant on liability.
Mary Newnham considers Hughes v Rattan [2021 EWHC 2032 (QB), an important decision for the dental sector on the issue of legal responsibility of practice owners providing NHS dentistry services via associate dentists, but of interest to all clinical negligence practitioners with its guidance on non-delegable duties and vicarious liability.
In this post, Cressida Mawdesley-Thomas discusses issues of women's rights in healthcare, following the fourth annual conference focused on Women’s Rights in Healthcare, hosted by Leigh Day.
In this blog post, Megan Griffiths considers the Court of Appeal’s recent judgment which overturned the High Court’s issue of a declaration and guidance on the ability of minors to consent to puberty-blocking treatment.
William Audland QC and Isaac Hogarth of 12 King’s Bench Walk, instructed by Victoria Williams of Stewarts successfully represented the claimant (“C”), a protected party, in her claim against Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust (“D”). A compromise was reached on the basis of an offer made at a video Joint Settlement Meeting (JSM) which was subsequently approved by Master Sullivan.
In this post, Daniel Sokol looks at the recent consent case of Mukhtar Malik v St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, and draws valuable lessons for lawyers, experts and doctors.
The Supreme Court handed down its decision in this case on Friday, discussed by Ted Cunningham in this post. Helen Waller has previously provided a comprehensive summary of the factual and legal background to this case, which is available here.