The government has proposed fixed costs of £25,000 for clinical negligence claims. It may lead to unfair compensation for victims of medical negligence.
Clinical Negligence –v- COVID19 "Testing times" It goes without saying that the NHS is under immense pressure due to the COVID19 virus and in the last few weeks, we as a nation have seen the government take drastic action by confining us to our homes in a "lockdown" status. This is in an attempt to [...]
Transparency is key to reducing claims! I was interested to read the headline on BBC News yesterday that the NHS in England faces a payout of £4.3bn for Clinical Negligence compensation claims. Putting aside the veracity of the numbers, as a practising Clinical Negligence lawyer, I wanted to reflect on the secondary angle of the [...]
Were you Lost in the NHS? It will come as no surprise that the NHS plays a paramount part in everyone's life with many of us requiring hospital and/or GP input at various times throughout the duration of our lives. It goes without saying that many of us are indebted to the treatment and care [...]