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Updates, Insight & Analysis

Feb 14 2017

The Society of Clinical Negligence Lawyers Exhibition Day

On 1 March 2017, The Society of Clinical Negligence Lawyers (SCIL) will be holding an exhibition day where they will be providing exhibitors with:  

• The opportunity to present to SCIL members
• A chance to discuss Clinical Negligence matters on a one on one basis SCIL is a members’ organisation for claimant Solicitors practising in the field of Clinical Negligence...

Jan 18 2017

AvMA Brick Lane Curry Night 2017

Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA) was established in 1982 and a charity, based in the United Kingdom, for patient safety and justice. They provide free independent advice and support to people affected by medical accidents (lapses in patient safety) through our specialist helpline, written case work and inquest support services.
Aug 12 2016

Race against time

Jackson LJ himself appeared to provide a definitive answer when delivering a lecture in May last year: “Costs management works… I predict that within ten years cost management will be accepted as an entirely normal discipline and people will wonder what all the fuss was about.” But not everyone was convinced and as always, actions speak louder than words. 

May 04 2016

Special Damages only claims to continue under RTA Protocol

Six years after the Pre Action Protocol for Low Value Personal Injury Claims in Road Traffic Accidents (“the protocol”) was introduced, it still remains a contentious battle ground between Claimants and Insurers. On 22 March 2016, Lord Justice Jackson delivered a judgment which heavily criticised a District Judge (and by association an appellate Circuit Judge) for making a case management decision that a claim continue under CPR Part 7 rather than follow the Stage 3 protocol procedure under CPR Part 8.