Personal injury

Brain injuries teach us what it is to be human

Clients with brain injuries are the best teachers and we must listen carefully to make sure we hear what’s truly going on, as Suzanne Trask explains

Consent and clinical negligence

A surgeon may be found liable if informed consent cannot be proven even if the surgery itself wasn’t negligent, as James Wilson-MacDonald and Nicholas Todd explain

One day, a whisper

A diminishing number of clinical negligence lawyers can mount an effective claim today compared to 30 years ago, as Richard Barr illustrates

Fighting the good fight

Gordon Dalyell’s 20-year commitment to injured people saw him become president of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers this year. He explains what brought him to this point and why it matters

A call to arms

Legal aid appears to have developed a mythical status in the higher courts when deciding the pre-LASPO funding-switch cases, says Jonathan Wheeler

Civil Justice Council plans to help vulnerable parties in civil courts

Recommendations on how to support vulnerable claimants and defendants in the civil courts have been put forward by the Civil Justice Council.

Lack of clarity in government response to its consultation on the provision of medical reports

There is insufficient clarity in the government’s response to its consultation on the future provision of medical reports in road traffic accident (RTA) related claims, according to Gordon Dalyell, president of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL).