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PI & Clinical Negligence weekly highlights—17 June 2021

Published on: 17 June 2021
Published by: LexisPSL
  • PI & Clinical Negligence weekly highlights—17 June 2021
  • In this issue:
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)—HMCTS publishes updated operational summary for week commencing 14 June
  • Lord Burnett speaks at Association of District Judges Annual Seminar
  • Child abuse claims
  • No duty to institute care proceedings
  • Redress for Survivors (Historical Child Abuse in Care) (Scotland) Act 2021 (Commencement No 1) Regulations 2021
  • Limitation
  • Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Act 2021 (Commencement) Regulations 2021
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of PI & Clinical Negligence weekly highlights includes analysis of a High Court case where the court struck out the claimant’s claim in common law negligence which was based on an alleged delay in issuing care proceedings when the claimant was a child. We also have news that the limitation provisions of the Overseas Operations (Service Personnel and Veterans) Act 2021 will come into force on 30 June 2021. In addition, we include a round-up of other key cases, news, New Law Journal articles of interest and a recently published Q&A. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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