Archive for June, 2015

Cashman v MID Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust [2015] EWHC 1312 (QB)

In detailed assessment proceedings, the claimant had submitted a bill in the sum of around £260,000 but had made an offer to settle closer to £152,000 pursuant to Part 36. At the assessment hearing, the bill was assessed at around £170,000. The claimant sought the additional amount provided for in CPR 36.14(3), representing 10% of […]

June 28, 2015 · Editorial Team · Comments Closed
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3 tips to avoid a medical slip-up

Consideration was given for the editing and publication of this post. No one thinks being a doctor is easy – so why do we give them such a hard time when they mess up? The answer is obvious – these are people with the lives of others in their hands every day, leaving them open […]

June 22, 2015 · Editorial Team · Comments Closed
Posted in: News

Vann v Ocidental [2015] EWCA Civ 572

Proceedings arose from an accident in Portugal in which two pedestrians were killed after being knocked down by a speeding car while in the process of crossing a road. The case came for trial before Supperstone J on 17th and 18th February 2014. It was an agreed fact at trial that soon after the pedestrians […]

June 15, 2015 · Editorial Team · Comments Closed
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