The following PI & Clinical Negligence practice note Produced in partnership with Conor Dufficy of 7 Bedford Row provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU has implications for practitioners considering product liability and cross-border claims. This Practice Note is in the process of being updated in light of these changes. Before continuing your research, see Practice Note: What does IP completion day mean for PI & Clinical Negligence claims?
For guidance on whether judgments of the Court of Justice are binding on UK courts, see Q&A: Are UK courts and tribunals bound by decisions of the Court of Justice of the European Union post-Brexit?
Guidance on care standards for cosmetic procedures is provided by the General Medical Council and came into effect on 1 June 2016. Doctors who carry out cosmetic procedures are required to advertise and market their services responsibly, give patients time to change their mind and prioritise patient safety. For further details, see Practice Notes: Cosmetic surgery claims and Cosmetic breast surgery claims.
This Practice Note focuses (for brevity’s sake) on prosthetic hips, principally, and actions for defective products. Claims for clinical negligence are covered in depth in other Practice Notes. For example, see Practice Notes: Duty of care and breach in clinical negligence claims, Clinical negligence surgical claims and Consent in clinical negligence claims—treatment and causation.
Product recalls and unfavourable publicity have led to a slew of claims in England and Wales (and elsewhere around the globe) in relation to metal on
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This Practice Note considers the nature and scope of arbitration agreements with a particular focus on arbitration agreements pursuant to the law of England and Wales, although it also discusses the concept from an international perspective and includes some comparative examples from other
Dividends involve a distribution of cash or a distribution of non-cash assets (known as a distribution in kind or a distribution in specie).A scrip dividend (in a tax context, sometimes referred to as a stock dividend) allows a shareholder to receive new shares in a company as an alternative to a
Community order requirementsCommunity order requirements are set out in the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (CJA 2003), as amended by the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO 2012) and the Offender Rehabilitation Act 2014 (ORA 2014). Criminal Justice Act 2003, s 152(2)
This Practice Note looks at CE-File electronic working in the courts under CPR PD 51O, in the context of case management. It provides guidance on how to file a document electronically, deal with rejected electronic filings, issue a claim electronically, file electronic bundles (eBundles) for case
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