Procedure

Procedure guidance:

ADR in the CPR The Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) state that litigation should be a last resort and, that the parties should consider whether negotiation or some other form...

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Produced in partnership with Marcus Weatherby of Pattinson and Brewer Dear [insert name of expert] Re: [Client’s name] Address: [Insert address] Date of Birth: [Insert...

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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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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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Essential contents 1 Client's name, address, date of birth, etc 2 Dates of allegedly negligent treatment 3 Events giving rise to the claim: 3.1 an outline of what...

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Essential contents 1 Provide requested records and invoice for copying: 1.1 explain if records are incomplete or extensive records are held and ask for further...

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Introduction The regulations, The National Health Service (Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/334, which are effective from 1...

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The NHS complaints procedure A patient’s search for a proper explanation about what went wrong, for an apology and for a promise that such mistakes will not be repeated...

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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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Section 33(1) of the Limitation Act 1980 (LA 1980) allows the court to extend the three-year limitation period under LA 1980, s 11, if it is equitable to do so, having...

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The National Health Service (NHS) England and Wales have a publicly funded health system. The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) controls the provision and the...

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Produced in partnership with Marcus Weatherby of Pattinson and Brewer [insert name and address of addressee] [insert date] Dear [insert name] We recognise that to be...

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Produced in partnership with Marcus Weatherby of Pattinson and Brewer [insert name and address of addressee] [insert date] Dear [insert name] We confirm that we would be...

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Produced in partnership with Marcus Weatherby of Pattinson and Brewer [insert name and address of addressee] [insert date] Dear [insert name] 1 Pre-issue invitation to...

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Produced in partnership with Giles Mooney of 9 Gough Square Letter of Claim (Insert headings etc.) Our Client: [Insert Name] Address: [Insert] Date of Birth: [Insert]...

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Letter of Claim (Insert headings etc.) Our Client: [Insert Name] Address: [Insert] Date of Birth: [Insert] Date of alleged negligent treatment: [Insert] Dear [insert...

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To Defendant Dear [insert organisation name] Letter of Claim [Claimant’s name] v [Defendant’s name] We have been instructed to act on behalf of [Claimant’s name]in...

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Produced in partnership with Marcus Weatherby of Pattinson and Brewer Dear [insert name of costs draftsman] Re: [Client’s name] Address: [Insert address] Date of Birth:...

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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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To Defendant Dear [insert organisation name] Letter of Notification Re: [Claimant’s Name, Address, DoB and NHS Number] We have been instructed to act on behalf of...

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To Claimant Dear [insert organisation name] Letter of Response [Claimant’s name] v [Defendant’s Name] We have been instructed to act on behalf of [Defendant’s name] in...

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Produced in partnership with Marcus Weatherby of Pattinson and Brewer [insert name and address of addressee] [insert date] Dear [insert name] Re: [insert name of matter]...

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Produced in partnership with Marcus Weatherby of Pattinson and Brewer Dear [insert name] Case details: Name Address Date of Birth Date of Alleged Negligent Treatment You...

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Limitation generally Section 2 of the Limitation Act 1980 (LA 1980) provides a general rule that an action founded on tort shall not be brought after expiry of six years...

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Produced in partnership with Marcus Weatherby of Pattinson and Brewer Statement to court in respect of mediation I have considered the following factors in order to...

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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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Produced in partnership with David Robinson of Thompsons Solicitors Brexit: As of exit day (11 pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in...

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°Not Present or No abnormality (e.g. J° “No jaundice”) +/-Uncertain/equivocal +Present or Noted ++Present Significantly +++Present in Excess #Fracture ↑Increasing, up...

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