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COVID-19 and the Justice System

19 Mar 2020

The present circumstances On 18 March 2020, the Lord Chancellor affirmed that "the rule of law is vital to a functioning democracy and even at times like these, it is essential that our independent courts are able to administer justice." Whilst many public places have either been…

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Mediation and the NHS

12 Mar 2020

Mediation is a way to resolve clinical negligence and personal injury claims without the delays of a trial, cost, uncertainty and stress of going to court. It is increasingly used in clinical negligence cases to narrow the issues or resolve the case. With a trend towards this type of resolution…

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NHS facing huge clinical negligence fees

28 Jan 2020

There has been a number of recent news articles in relation to the NHS facing huge clinical negligence fees. The article on the BBC states that, through a Freedom of Information request, it has come to light that the NHS in England faces paying out £4.3billion in legal fees to settle outstanding…

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GDPR Damages

17 Oct 2019

The principles on how damages are assessed are set out below: The subject matter The severity of the breach. The examples given are that breaches involving medical data or financial information will likely attract higher figures than other types of data, whereas 'social'…

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Blues and Two's - Accidents Involving Emergency Vehicles

22 Mar 2019

How does the law treat the driver of an emergency vehicle passing through a red light whilst on an emergency call, probably on the way to save another life? In the case of Craggy v Chief Constable of Cleveland Police (2009) two emergency vehicles collided t a traffic light junction, one a police…

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A Change In The Face of Dentistry

13 Oct 2018

Over the last 10 years there has been a huge change in cosmetic dentistry with a move away from the use of crowns or veneers, towards techniques to orthodontically align and whiten the front teeth. There has been a large increase in the number of adults seeking orthodontic treatment for cosmetic…

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