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Delayed diagnosis cases more frequently become contentious because of causation issues. Almost all clinical negligence claimants will (obviously) come to their clinician with major risks to their health already in place. Establishing whether, and precisely what, additional loss and damage has been caused because of medical negligence is the issue at the heart of this area of practice.
For further information on the common issues which arise in claims relying on an allegation that a diagnosis has been negligently delayed, see the Practice Note: Delay in medical treatment.
Loss of life expectation and physical or psychological distress due to delayed diagnosis can be difficult to quantify. For further information, see Commentary: Diagnosis: Clinical Negligence [21.14].
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This Practice Note discusses Term Loan B (TLB) facilities which frequently appear as a tranche of senior facilities in syndicated loans in leveraged financings. TLBs are an established feature in the US market and increasingly used in the European lending market for institutional investors.This
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