Clinical Negligence Cases of Interest – January 2017

Our update on recent clinical negligence cases sees Hempsons comment on legal issues and quantum points arising. Click here to read more about these cases. Please speak to Stephen Maratos with any questions.

1. Serving evidence late – Defendant refused permission to serve supplementary witness statement

MOORE -V- PLYMOUTH HOSPITALS TRUST (2016) – His Honour Judge Cotter QC

2. Causation and issues relating to bundles

GRIFFITHS V SECRETARY OF STATE FOR HEALTH – [2015] EWHC 1264 (QB)

3. Disclosure of documents pre-action

NICOLE CHAPMAN v TAMESIDE HOSPITAL NHS FOUNDATION TRUST (2016)

4. Costs Budgets

SURIAYA JAMADAR v BRADFORD TEACHING HOSPITALS NHS FOUNDATION TRUST [2016] EWCA Civ 1001

5. Local Authority funding obligations

DAMIEN TINSLEY (BY HIS LITIGATION FRIEND & PROPERTY & AFFAIRS DEPUTY HUGH JONES) (Claimant) v MANCHESTER CITY COUNCIL (Defendant) & SOUTH MANCHESTER CLINICAL COMMISSIONING GROUP (Interested Party) (2016) [2016] EWHC 2855 (Admin)

6. Fraudulent claimants

HAYWARD V ZURICH INSURANCE COMPANY LTD [27.07.16]

7. Extending time and when to apply

EAGLESHAM -V- MINISTRY OF DEFENCE [2016] EWHC 3011 (QB)

8. Quantum cases – Dental cases – a selection of out of court settlements, and the PSLA figures agreed recently

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