Clinical negligence

High Court strikes off solicitor for dishonestly overcharging

A clinical negligence solicitor has been struck off by the High Court for grossly overchargin

03 Apr 2019 | Clinical negligence

Patients ‘failed’ by NAO report that blames claimant lawyers

Coordinated approach needed to rein in rising cost of clinical negligenc

07 Sep 2017 | Clinical negligence

Changing behaviours will encourage resolution

Following publication of Lord Justice Jackson’s costs review, Claire Fazan gives her take on a possible, albeit radical, future approach to clinical neglig

06 Sep 2017 | Clinical negligence

Consent, causation, and competence

Dr Jock Mackenzie provides a round-up of recent clinical negligence cas

11 Jul 2017 | Clinical negligence

Who's the patient?

The recent case of ABC has addressed the question of who clinicians owe a duty to in particular circumstances, write Caron Heyes and Christin

05 Jul 2017 | Clinical negligence

Can white knight lawyers return?

There are challenges ahead if we want to breathe new life into the reputation of claimant lawyers, but that should not stop us from trying, writes Jonatha

26 Jun 2017 | 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 | Clinical negligence

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

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

25 May 2017 | Clinical negligence

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 | Clinical negligence

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