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Clinical Negligence Scandal

Jon Rees
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NHS Federation spokespeople grabbed headlines today seeking to curtail people’s ability to recover compensation where they have been injured as a result of clinical negligence. Here are some of the points being raised: £64bn worth of ‘in...

Brethertons are #SCIAware

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Today, Brethertons join in marking National Spinal Cord Injuries Awareness Day #SCIAware. Brethertons are proud corporate partners of the Spinal Injuries Association and its work to help those who have to live with spinal cord injury. Jon Rees who leads...

Achieving Success in Clinical Negligence Claims

Kerry Hudson
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Successfully obtaining judgement against a hospital/GP practice/dentist regarding alleged injury caused by clinical negligence is a difficult and complex process. Often the NHS or representatives of GP and dental practices will dispute liability and...

Never events!

Kerry Hudson
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Recent analysis by the Patients Association has recorded that within the last 4 years there has been up to a 1,000 what the Association has termed “never events”. These are events which are so serious that they should never happen. These...

The real way to reduce the legal cost of Clinical Negligence

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The Government has recently identified the need for fixed costs in clinical negligence “low value” claims of up to £100,000.   This can be seen as another attempt to demonise the so called “compensation culture” and a...