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Assessing the value of factual evidence in clinical negligence cases (Taylor v Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust)

Published on: 17 May 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Assessing the value of factual evidence in clinical negligence cases (Taylor v Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust)
  • What are the practical implications of this decision?
  • What was the background?
  • What did the court decide? In particular, what was the decision on the evidence point?

Article summary

Personal Injury analysis: Farrah Mauladad, barrister at Crown Office Chambers, discusses the practical implications of the recent judgment in Taylor v Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust concerning a clinical negligence claim brought more than 26 years after the alleged injury. The court’s decision on liability largely depended on the assessment of the factual and, to a lesser degree, expert evidence. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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