In this blog post, Ed Ramsay and David Sharpe QC examine the recent Supreme Court decision in the case of Maughan. This case concerns an inquest, and we feel that updates in inquest law would be of interest to readers given that inquests often feature in clinical negligence cases involving a fatal incident.
Before HM Senior Mrs Caroline Beasley-Murray, Essex Coroner’s Court. Narrative conclusion handed down on 30 July 2019. Rory Badenoch, instructed by Hugh James Solicitors, represented the family of the Deceased, Ennis Pecaku, at a 3-day inquest into the circumstances of his death from perinatal asphyxia at Basildon Hospital. The Coroner concluded that there were serious … Continue reading Neonatal death contributed to by Neglect
Before HM Senior Coroner Christopher P Dorries OBE, Sheffield Coroner’s Court. Narrative conclusion handed down on 11 December 2017. Rory Badenoch represented the family of the Deceased, Kay Morrison, at a 4-day inquest into the circumstances of her death at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital in Sheffield on 21 June 2015. The Coroner concluded that the … Continue reading Sepsis strikes again: administration of wrongly chosen and ineffective antibiotics materially contributes to patient’s death.
Rory Badenoch of 12KBW represented the family of Petra Salova at the inquest in to her death at University College London Hospital [“UCLH”] on 23rd December 2016 following treatment received at North Middlesex University Hospital [“NMHU”] between 4th and 21st December 2016. Facts Petra Salova, a 38-year-old fitness instructor, was 25 weeks pregnant with her second … Continue reading Inquest touching the death of Petra Salova before HM Senior Coroner Mary Hassell, St Pancras Coroner’s Court 14/6/17 & 29/6/17. Delayed diagnosis of cancer leads to premature death of mother.
This post is by Isaac Hogarth of 12 King’s Bench Walk. Isaac appeared on behalf of AJ’ parents and was instructed by Rosie Nelson and Emily Palmer of Penningtons Manches. AJ, a 5-year-old boy died from sepsis, following treatment received at Hillingdon Hospital on 22 December 2015. Based on his initial presentation, AJ was treated … Continue reading Inquest touching the death of AJ; unreported 23 March 2017: hospital inquests and findings of neglect