Clinical negligence

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

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

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.

Addressing the rehab paradox

NHS Resolution must resolve to change its stance on rehabilitation, argues Victoria Oliver

Claimant solicitors predict “sharp contraction” of PI market

The Civil Liability Act reforms will lead to a sharp contraction in the claimant personal injury (PI) market, according to a survey of lawyers this week.

High Court strikes off solicitor for dishonestly overcharging

A clinical negligence solicitor has been struck off by the High Court for grossly overcharging clients.