Medical Negligence or Clinical Negligence in UK Law

Leading Cases
  • Gregg v Scott
    • House of Lords
    • 27 Ene 2005
    ...... injustice in a common form type of medical negligence case. Some believe a remedy is ... of that case can apply to a case of clinical negligence such as this. . 73 ......
  • Reeves v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis
    • House of Lords
    • 15 Jul 1999
    ...... an alternative plea of contributory negligence. On the assumption that the death had been caused ...882 , where a prisoner suffering from clinical depression committed suicide in his cell, Tudor ... suicide is a foreseeable result of a medical provider's failure to take reasonable steps to ......
  • Airedale NHS Trust v Bland
    • House of Lords
    • 04 Feb 1993
    ......In the eyes of the medical world and of the law a person is not clinically ... of the principle of civil liability in negligence laid down in Bolam v. Friern Hospital Management ......
  • Whitehouse (A.P.) (Suing by his Mother and Next Friend Eileen Whitehouse) v Jordan and Others
    • House of Lords
    • 19 Feb 1981
    ...... brain was caused by the professional negligence of Mr. J. A. Jordan who was Senior Registrar at ... a trial of eleven days in which eminent medical experts were called on each side, and numerous ... were applied may not be exact in its clinical detail, I believe her, in so far as her ......
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Law Firm Commentaries
  • Help With Medical Negligence Compensation Claims Abroad
    • Mondaq UK
    • 22 de Julio de 2020
    ......individuals to go abroad and undergo a range of elective medical. procedures on a private basis has led to a surge in clinical. negligence cases. Typically advertisements are placed in the UK. where supposed medical consultations are provided in the UK before. the patients ......
  • Bolam, Bolitho, And Back To The Future Of Clinical Negligence
    • Mondaq UK
    • 29 de Agosto de 2019
    ...... There was evidence from highly respected medical journals prior to November 1995 which demonstrated that a responsible body of medical practitioners could have selected either Ritodrine or ......
  • Medical Negligence: Should Patients Be Told When Something Goes Wrong?
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    • 15 de Agosto de 2012
    ...... The £15.7billion was said to include "an estimate of the cost of mistakes that have not yet been claimed for". The annual provision for clinical negligence claims in the Whole of Government Accounts Report 2009/10 was £2.1bn but the actual amount paid by the NHS in 2009/10 was £787m. It is ......
  • Lawyers Not To Blame For Spiralling Cost Of Negligence Claims
    • Mondaq UK
    • 16 de Febrero de 2018
    ...... call from NHS leaders to the Justice Secretary to cut the cost of clinical negligence claims. She has already received a number of replies - some ... the depth of her ignorance about how a negligence claim against a medical professional can be conducted. Through the use of that phrase she channels ......
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