1 February 2016
The Court of Appeal dealt with the issue of vicarious liability after the foster child claimant suffered abuse.
5 October 2015
For the sake of the NHS and its patients, the Department of Health must listen to practitioners before moving forward with fixed costs.
Claimant lawyers were once seen as a force for good. What happened?
3 August 2015
Diving injuries – duties owed to military personnel outside their ‘employment’
29 June 2015
Lawyers need to be aware of medical advances that could benefit their clients.
The impact of far-reaching civil justice reforms was greatest for personal injury lawyers – just as government intended. Leading practitioners discuss their responses at the latest Gazette roundtable, held in Manchester.
Supreme Court ruling on consent puts patient choice at the forefront and leaves the door open to more litigation.
4 May 2015
Seriously injured man brings action against insurer but cannabis was found in car involved in accident.
9 March 2015
Considering anonymity orders for children in personal injury cases in light of a recent Court of Appeal judgment.
23 February 2015
Non-delegable duty of care for local authorities in foster care – a tale of two judgments.
16 February 2015
How qualified one-way costs shifting will prompt more costs orders against solicitors.
20 October 2014
New legislation introduces important changes relating to dishonesty in PI claims.
Assessment of loss for the future earning capacity of those suffering residual disability through injury has always been unsatisfactory.
13 October 2014
In mesothelioma claims, justice is being eroded by proportionality.
22 September 2014
It is wrong to treat personal injury insurance fraud as illusory.
Volume ‘factory’ approach will undermine lawyers’ reputation.
28 July 2014
The Law Commission’s retreat on fraud in personal injury is welcome, but raises troubling questions.
21 July 2014
The death of Brian Dalrymple highlights care shortcomings.
The trend of non-specialist firms moving into clinical negligence work in a bid to shore up revenues following LASPO could have damaging consequences for the profession.
5 May 2014
Mesothelioma Act 2014 does not go far enough for victims of asbestos-related illness.
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