Publications by Area of Law


Case note on failure to inform patient of diagnosis; C v County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust [2018]

Barrister: Justin Valentine
Area of Law: Clinical Negligence
Date: October 2018
Summary:Justin provides readers with a case note focussing on application of Montgomery to inadequate but non-defective administrative systems in the context of failure to diagnose Crohn’s Disease/failure to inform patient of diagnosis.

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Relief from sanctions after Denton: A Summary of cases

Barrister: Rachel Segal
Date: 11th September 2018
Summary: Rachel has updated the latest edition of the Denton Resource which charts judgments on relief from sanctions following the Court of Appeal’s decision in Denton v White [2014] EWCA Civ 906. This resource summarises, in at-a-glance format, over 150 post-Denton cases. It will be of interest to practitioners in all fields of civil litigation dealing with applications where the three-stage Denton approach is to be applied, and is intended to help the reader decide whether to investigate the full judgment. Read more.

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Practical case note about shoulder dystocia in the case of G v NHS Commissioning Board

Barrister: Justin Valentine
Area of Law: Clinical Negligence
Date: May 2018
Summary: Justin has published a case note about the recent case of G v NHS Commissioning Board, focussing on (i) Erb’s palsy with potentially posterior shoulder dystocia and (ii) NHS resolution approach to settlement.

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How to get the best from your medical expert in clinical negligence cases

Barrister: Justin Valentine
Area of Law: Clinical Negligence
Date:
June 2017
Summary: Justin, discusses the court’s approach to assessing the credibility of expert evidence in clinical negligence claims, providing an overview of what considerations solicitors need to have when choosing an expert, instructing an expert and thereafter assessing how their evidence will be judged in court.

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Coroners’ inquests: defining the inquisition

Source: The Solicitors Journal
Barrister:
David Regan 
Area of Law: 
Inquests
Date: 14th June 2016
Summary: David has written an article in the Solicitors Journal on coroners’ inquests, emphasising the importance of taking up the opportunities available ahead of the hearing to define the issues to be examined and thus the evidence to be led.

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Responsibility and Culpability? – Children and Contributory Negligence

Source: St John’s Chambers
Barrister: Christopher Sharp QC
Area of Law: Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence
Date: 3rd May 2016
Summary:  The original version of this paper was presented by Christopher Sharp QC at St John’s Chambers’ Cerebra National Conference on 13th October 2015. This revised article has been updated to include further case law and published in conjunction with Action for Brain Injury Week 2016.

The care that would have been needed in any event

Source: St John’s Chambers
Barrister: Emma Zeb and Glyn Edwards
Area of Law: Clinical Negligence
Date: 10th November 2015
Summary: In October 2015 Emma Zeb and Glyn Edwards spoke at the Cerebra National Conference in Bristol about the first instance decision of Foskett J in Reaney. The Court of Appeal delivered their judgment on the Defendant’s appeal on 2 November 2015. In this note Glyn and Emma explore the decision and provide some further thoughts on the matter. 

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The care that would have been needed in any event

Source: St John’s Chambers
Barrister: Glyn Edwards and Emma Zeb
Area of Law: Clinical Negligence
Date: 10th November 2015
Summary: In October 2015 Glyn Edwards and Emma Zeb spoke at the Cerebra National Conference in Bristol about the first instance decision of Foskett J in Reaney. The Court of Appeal delivered their judgment on the Defendant’s appeal on 2 November 2015. In this note Glyn and Emma explore the decision and provide some further thoughts on the matter. 

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Claims for lost years

Source The Solicitors Journal
Barrister
David Regan 
Area of Law
Personal Injury
Date
14th April 2015
Summary David considers the development of case law where a defendant’s negligence has caused death.

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No limits: developments under s.33 Limitation Act 1980

Source: Solicitors Journal
Barrister: David Regan
Area of Law: Clinical Negligence
Date: 1st, June 2009