Clinical negligence

Clinical negligence

Clinical negligence - Related Cases

  • Selwood v Durham CC & ors [2012] EWCA Civ 979; [2012] PIQR P20
    Represented Claimant in claim for negligence of NHS Trust in failing to warn local authority social worker of threats to her life by voluntary mental patient.  Issues: whether necessary to show an assumption of responsibility for victim's safety; whether Art.2 ECHR engaged.

  • Taaffe v East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust [2012] EWHC 1335 (QB); (2012) 128 BMLR 71
    breach of duty by paramedics – value of dependency – prospects of marriage surviving

  • TTT v Kingston Hospital NHS Trust [2011] EWHC 3917 (QB)
    Toby Gee acted for the Claimant in this catastrophic birth injury claim; successful interim payment application bringing the total of interim payments to £1.5M

  • Bailey v Ministry of Defence [2008] EWCA Civ 883, [2009] 1 WLR 1052 (CA)
    one of the leading recent decisions of the Court of Appeal on causation in a clinical negligence context

  • Spencer v Clwyd HA [QBD, May 2007]
    wrongful birth claim

  • Crofton v NHSLA [2007] EWCA Civ 71
    clinical negligence – public funding of care – leading authority.

  • Parkin v Bromley Hospitals NHS Trust [2002] EWCA Civ 478, [2002] CP Rep 44 (CA)
    clinical negligence – very serious peri-natal brain damage – case management – consent orders – life expectancy evidence - largest clinical negligence settlement in the UK

  • Hatswell v Goldbergs (a firm) and Wolferstans (a firm) [2002] Lloyd's LR (Prof Neg) 359 (CA)
    professional negligence - claim against solicitors – mishandling of underlying clinical negligence claim – assessment of value of underlying action

  • Idzam v Skeen [reported in Legal Technology News 31.5.01]
    trial in High Court of claim by brain damaged infant - of note, as evidence heard entirely by videolink with Malaysia

  • Smith v NHSLA [2001] Lloyd's Med Rep 90
    failure to diagnose congenital hip dislocation - claim for damages for loss of a chance

  • Hunt v NHSLA [2000] MLC 0246
    clinical negligence - foetal distress - peri-natal brain injury

  • Davis v Jacobs, Camden & Islington HA and Novartis [1999] 3 Med Law Reports 72, CA
    limitation and date of knowledge in clinical negligence / product liability clinical trial claim

  • Appleby v Walsall Health Authority [1999] Lloyd's Med Rep 154
    limitation in claim for birth injuries - constructive knowledge

  • Powell v Boladz & Ors [1998] Lloyd's Med Rep 116
    GPs' duties of care and candour to patients and relatives

  • The Creutzfeld-Jakob Disease Litigation: N v Medical Research Council and Department of Health [1996] 7 Med LR 309; 54 BMLR 8, Morland J and CA
    liability of Department of Health and Medical Research Council for clinical trials leading to contraction of CJD

  • Joyce v Wandsworth Health Authority [1996] PIQR P121 CA
    medical negligence - locked in syndrome - causation - cardiologists and vascular surgeon


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