Life after litigation

20 August 2019

Personal Injury and Medical Negligence Limitation Period

If you are considering claiming  compensation for medical negligence or personal injury, it is important to be aware of the time limit for making a claim.   This time limit is known as the ‘limitation period’. 

Punam Sood

7 February 2018

Medical Mistakes

In 2015 Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba was convicted of manslaughter by gross negligence following the death of 6 year old Jack Adcock, who had been a patient in Dr Bawa-Garba’s care at the Leicester Royal Infirmary in 2011.  

Terrence Donovan

21 December 2017

Mistake in every 5 births

The publicity surrounding the alarming statistic that in one in every 5 births there are lapses that lead to mistakes is scary.  Jeremy Hunt’s desire to make it his “top priority” to tackle these incidents is a step in the right direction because any mistake in maternity care can have devastating consequences.  

Kate Rohde

24 November 2017

A short guide to the accommodation conundrum

For those hoping for confirmation of what approach the judiciary is going to take now that JR is settled, sadly, this blog cannot provide that. However, this blog does take stock of the current situation, looks at how we got here and tries to offer some insight into where we might be going.  

Christopher James

12 September 2017

Is a mother giving birth a primary or secondary victim?

RE v Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

Reference: [2017] EWHC 824 (QB)

Kate Rohde

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