The case of Thorley involved a claim in clinical negligence brought against the Defendant Trust. The case focused on issues of breach of duty and causation. The Claimant contended that the Defendant was in breach for not following its own clinical guidelines.
The case of Davies involved a claim for damages for clinical negligence brought on behalf of the deceased. The crux of the case concerned causation and whether, on the balance of probabilities, earlier administration of antibiotics would have avoided death. The Facts The Claimant, the widower of the deceased, alleges that the Defendant Trust’s negligence caused the […]
The case of Leach is a helpful reappraisal of the law of material contribution to cases of PTSD in a clinical negligence context. Summary of the Facts On 18th September 2016, the Claimant suffered a subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) as a result of a ruptured aneurysm. The Claimant recovered well from the haemorrhage, but she was […]
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