Clinical Judgments by Key issue: Contempt

Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust v Metcalf [2021] EWHC 611 (QB)

11th February 2021
Key Issues

The case of Calderdale emphasises the serious consequences of exaggerated and fundamentally dishonest claims brought against the NHS. Facts The Claimant (Ms. Metcalf) pursued a legitimate claim for clinical negligence deriving from delay in diagnosing Cauda Equina syndrome in 2012. The Defendant (Huddersfield Trust) admitted liability for a delay of one day in the Claimant’s […]

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