Clinical Judgments

Naylor v University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust [2021] EWHC 340 (QB)

Date
18th February 2021
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The case of Naylor emphasises that non availability of counsel is an unsatisfactory reason for seeking an adjournment of a trial date with adjournment of trial on this basis a last resort. Facts The Claimant brought an action for Clinical Negligence. Liability and causation were both admitted with quantum disputed. The Claimant brought an action […]

Davies v Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust [2021] EWHC 169 (QB)

Date
29th January 2021
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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 […]

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