- PI & Clinical Negligence weekly highlights—9 September 2021
- In this issue:
- Coronavirus (COVID-19)
- Civil Justice Council publishes annual report for 2019-2020
- Coronavirus (COVID-19)—HMCTS publishes updated operational summary for week commencing 6 September 2021
- Occupiers’ liability
- Accident at private swimming pool
- Clinical negligence, mental capacity, limitation
- Accidents abroad
- Fatal accidents
- RAIB releases report of May 2020 fatal accident at Waterloo Underground Station
- MoJ publishes extending fixed recoverable costs consultation response
- Abuse claims
- Redress for Survivors (Historical Child Abuse in Care) (Scotland) Act 2021 (Form and Content of Waiver etc) Regulations 2021
- Case management
- Failure to call witnesses, reliance upon fraudulent misrepresentations and penalty interest
- Procedural irregularity and the burden of proof in assessing testamentary capacity
- Evidence and disclosure
- Without prejudice correspondence—does silence constitute a statement?
- Daily and weekly news alerts
- Useful information
This week’s edition of PI & Clinical Negligence weekly highlights includes analysis of the High Court ruling in Aderounmu v Colvin which considered mental capacity and limitation in a clinical negligence case. We also consider the Civil Justice Council annual report for 2019–2020. In addition, we include a round-up of other key cases, news and New Law Journal articles of interest.
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