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24 June 2022

Supporting You In Dealing With Trauma Why Trauma-Informed Lawyering is Crucial

Many people who contact us for advice have experienced life-changing events. Our clients include people who have suffered medical negligence and been involved in cases of sexual abuse. 

Eurydice Cote

21 June 2022

North Bristol NHS Trust -v- White: Contempt of Court in a medical negligence claim

In my blog on 21 April 2022, I summarised the decision of the Court in the case of Natasha Colley, a contempt of Court committed by the Claimant’s mother and Litigation Friend. This blog focuses on a further judgment for contempt: North Bristol NHS Trust -v- White. The case concerns a claim for clinical negligence for Cauda Equina Syndrome where the Claimant exaggerated the extent of her injuries.

Richard Lodge

21 April 2022

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust -v- Natasha Colley: Contempt of Court

This blog summarises the position when a Defendant submits an application to commit a Claimant’s Litigation Friend for contempt of Court for false statements made in a document verified by a statement of truth.

Richard Lodge

7 April 2022

Cojanu -v- Essex Partnership University NHS Trust: Update on Fundamental Dishonesty

On 2 February 2022 Mr Justice Richie gave Judgment on Cojanu, a clinical negligence claim where the Defendant advanced a defence of fundamental dishonesty.

Richard Lodge

6 April 2022

Requesting Medical Records after a death

Losing a loved one when you think it may be because they received poor medical care is incredibly stressful at a time when family and friends are grieving their loss.  Often, people want to see a written record of the final days of their loved one and what happened to them, or they might want to go through years of records to ascertain whether there was diagnosis that may have been missed, such as cancer.

Richard Lodge

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