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The right to a trial (Hewes v West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS)

The right to a trial (Hewes v West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS)
Published on: 06 November 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • The right to a trial (Hewes v West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS)
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  • The timing of an application for summary judgment
  • Evidence in opposition to a summary judgment application
  • Adjournment
  • The status of expert evidence at a summary judgment application
  • Permission to rely on expert evidence at a summary judgment application

Article summary

Personal Injury analysis: In Hewes v West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS, Foskett J allowed the claimant’s appeal, setting aside an order of Master Cook giving summary judgment for the third defendant. Martyn McLeish, barrister at Cloisters, who appeared alongside Joel Donovan QC for the claimant, comments on the case. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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