Archive for January, 2016

Robert Synclair v East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust [2015] EWCA Civ 1283

The claimant (C) underwent abdominal surgery. On the day he was due to be discharged, he was seen by a clinical registrar (Z). A note of that attendance recorded that C was “well”, and that the stoma created during surgery was a “normal colour”. Following his discharge, his pain increased and he returned to hospital. […]

January 28, 2016 В· Editorial Team В· Comments Closed
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Smith (by his Mother & Litigation Friend Bonner) V (1) Stratton (2) Motor Insurers’ Bureau CA (Civ Div), 08/12/2015

The appellant (A) had been a passenger in a car driven by the First Defendant (D1). The vehicle was involved in a collision and A suffered a severe brain injury. He claimed damages from D1, whose insurers were entitled to avoid the policy for non-disclosure and misrepresentation, thus leaving the MIB liable to meet any […]

January 15, 2016 В· Editorial Team В· Comments Closed
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