In Meadows v Khan  UKSC 21, the Supreme Court unanimously dismissed Ms Meadows' appeal, finding that there was no principled basis for excluding a clinical negligence claim from the ambit of the 'scope of duty principle' in the tort of negligence. The j...
29 April 2021 - Written by Patrick Limb QC
Cauda equina syndrome is a rare and severe type of spinal stenosis. A narrowing of the spinal canal causes the nerves in the lower back to become severely compressed. Typically, but not exclusively, it results from a prolapsed disc bulge. The condition requires urgent...
20 April 2021 - Written by Cassandra Williams
The law requires medical practitioners to use diligence, care, knowledge, skill and caution in administering treatment to a patient. The question of whether a medical practitioner has met the requisite standard of care is often considered by reference to the test laid...
12 April 2021 - Written by Edward James
In Negus v Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust  EWHC 643 (QB), the High Court considered whether an NHS Trust was...
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- Vicarious Liability and the Non-Delegable Duty in the Context of Dental Negligence Claims: Hughes v Rattan
- Secondary Victims: Still Second-Class Claimants?