Professional Negligence in the Manner he in UK Law
M and Another v London Borough of Newham and Others; X and Others v Bedfordshire County Council
...... has authorised, if it be done without negligence, although it does occasion damage to anyone: but ... an act which, if performed in a particular manner by a private individual, would give rise to no ... based on allegations that two professionals, a social worker and a psychiatrist, individually ......
Barrett v Enfield London Borough Council
...... problems caused by the defendant's negligence. . . 2 The full circumstances of this ... that the complaints made related to the manner in which the Local Authority and the social ... liability of the authority for the professional advice on which the authority's decisions were ......
White and Another v Jones and Another
......Jones's deliberate act or his negligence the plaintiffs had failed to obtain the benefit, ... to his duties to the court and the professional duties imposed upon his profession, a solicitor ... for good reason, having regard to the manner in which the case was presented) there is no ......
Pitt and Another v Holt and Another Futter and Another v Futter and Others
...... principles apply, at least in a modified manner, to other persons acting in a fiduciary capacity. ... advisers for damages for breach of professional duties of care). This serves to emphasise that ... claiming damages for professional negligence. Mr Pitt died in 2007. After taking further ......
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Books & Journal Articles
Contributory Negligence in the Twenty‐First Century: An Empirical Study of First Instance Decisions
In this article we report the results of an empirical study of 368 first instance decisions on the contributory negligence doctrine handed down in England and Wales between 2000 and 2014. The two c...
ADVOCATES' IMMUNITY FROM NEGLIGENCE ACTION
After considering the circumstances in which advocates' immunity from liability in negligence exist, the paper looks at the reasons for the continued existence of the rule and, in particular, the g...
Being negligent and liable: a challenge for information professionals
In recent years, increasing attention appears to have been paid by information professionals to issues of professional negligence and liability. Key legal issues are discussed, and negligence and l...
Parad0x and Pragmatism: ?Virtual Immunities' and the Imposition of Liability in Negligence Claims Against Local Authorities
The field of public authority liability has attracted much attention through apparent uncertainty of law. The issue of immunity for local authorities, due to policy considerations, has received div...
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Law Firm Commentaries
Gross Negligence Manslaughter In The Healthcare Sector
...... manslaughter is higher than in Ireland, 47 healthcare professionals (including 37 doctors) have been prosecuted since 1994. Twenty-three of ... checked and ensured that the drug was not administered in the wrong manner. Conviction of a specialist paediatric registrar who was left the sole ......
Lenders' Claims Against Professionals: Limitation Periods - A Timely Reminder
...... they are able to recover losses occasioned by a professional's negligence. Recent years have seen an increase in the number of claims against ... facts of the professional's negligence are discovered in a timely manner. Once a property is repossessed and a shortfall seems imminent, for ......
Victorian Supreme Court Rules On Negligence Of Surgeon And Assesses Damages
......Australia by peer professional opinion as competent professional. practice. Based on this expert ...Vlaming by not performing the surgery in a competent manner. Fundamentally, surgeons are trained to avoid damaging important. ......
Distinguishing Between 'Advice' And 'Information' When Assessing The Scope Of Liability In Professional Negligence Claims: Manchester Building Society V. Grant Thornton
...... "..it would be a striking conclusion to reach that an accountant who advises a client as to the manner in which its business activities may be treated in its accounts has assumed responsibility for the financial consequences of those business ......
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