- Disapplying the limitation period for historical clinical negligence claims’—The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust v Simon de Meza
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Personal Injury analysis: A trial concerning medial proceedings dating back to the 1980s throws up a number of questions about the use of limitations in cases of injury. James Arrowsmith, of Browne Jacobson, assesses details ranging from the quality of evidence to whether a claim would involve an institution or an individual.
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