- PI & Clinical Negligence weekly highlights—3 December 2020
- In this issue:
- Key PI and clinical negligence developments
- PI & Clinical Negligence procedural updates from 2020
- Low Value Personal Injury (LVPI) Part 8 Stage 3 fees refund guidance updated
- Coronavirus (COVID-19)
- ABI and ACSO extend Statement of Intent to 15 January 2021 amid coronavirus (COVID-19)
- Coronavirus (COVID-19)—RCJ fees office to reopen to public from 7 December
- Coronavirus (COVID-19)—Updated advice for courts and tribunals
- HMCTS to collect ‘robust evidence’ on remote hearings amid coronavirus (COVID-19)
- Coronavirus (COVID-19)—HMCTS publishes updated operational summary for week commencing 30 November
- Clinical negligence
- Clinical negligence—standard of care for health visitors and measuring head circumference during neonatal period
- Occupiers’ liability
- Who occupies for Occupiers’ Liability Act 1957 purposes?
- Appeal concerning injury from cricket ball at park
- Accidents on the highway
- Defects had not presented a real source of danger
- Accidents abroad
- Choice of law—pending proceedings
- CRU and NHS charges
- Can a legislative scheme breach the ECHR due to later developments?
- Case management
- Appeals—re-opening of final appeals
- Court of Appeal sets down the approach to be adopted where an application is made to reconsider a court order
- Other PI news
- Apologies Bill
- Brexit Bulletin—key updates, research tips and resources (November 2020)
- What does IP completion day mean for the status of EU law in the UK?
- LexTalk®PI & Clinical Negligence: a Lexis®PSL community
- Collaborate and network with a community of expert lawyers
- Daily and weekly news alerts
- New Practice Note on the implications of IP completion day
- New Q&A
- Useful information
This week’s edition of PI & Clinical Negligence weekly highlights includes analysis of what appears to be the first clinical negligence case to deal with the standard of care expected of health visitors. We also have analysis of important procedural developments during 2020 for personal injury and clinical negligence lawyers. We have our usual coronavirus (COVID-19) updates, round-up of other key cases and news, as well as New Law Journal articles of interest and a recently published Q&A. We also include details of a new Practice Note on the implications of the end of the implementation period for PI and clinical negligence claims.
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