Cosmetic surgery claims

Cosmetic surgery claims guidance:

Produced in partnership with Thea Wilson of 12 Kings Bench Walk STOP PRESS: Note that amendments to CPR PD 22 regarding statements of truth will come into force on 6...

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Brexit: As of exit day (11 pm on 31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Introduction This Practice Note provides an overview of the claims procedure to be used in clinical negligence cases following service of the initial statements of case....

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This Practice Note builds on the general principles of cosmetic surgery claims and focuses on breast enlargement, reduction or augmentation claims. As with other types of...

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Definition Guidance for doctors who offer cosmetic interventions, published by the General Medical Council (GMC) in 2016 describes cosmetic interventions as: ‘...any...

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Produced in partnership with Nageena Khalique QC of No 5 Chambers STOP PRESS: Note that amendments to CPR PD 22 regarding statements of truth will come into force on 6...

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The duty of care A medical practitioner owes a duty of care to their patient. This duty is to take reasonable care to: • take a proper history • investigate the patient’s...

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Originally produced in partnership with Arti Shah. Updated in partnership with Andrew Wilson Laser hair removal is the process of removing unwanted hair via pulsed light...

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Produced in partnership with Arti Shah Dear [insert name] Case details: Name Address Date of Birth Date of Alleged Negligent Treatment [I act for the claimant in relation...

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Dear [insert name] Case details: Name Address Date of Birth Date of Alleged Negligent Treatment [I act for the claimant in relation to a claim for damages for treatment...

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Produced in partnership with Arti Shah Dear [insert name] Case details: Name Address Date of Birth Date of Alleged Negligent Treatment [I act for the claimant in relation...

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Brexit: As of exit day (11 pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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The Oxford English dictionary defines a tattoo as follows: ‘to mark (a part of the body) with an indelible design by inserting pigment into punctures in the skin.’ Tiny...

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Introduction Resolving claims by agreement is usually preferable to a trial. Claimants and defendants are spared the distress and cost of a trial, funders or insurers...

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