It is often misconceived that costs in inheritance claims automatically come out of the estate. This is not necessarily true, there are two long established exceptions to this general rule.
Age UK and the Royal College of Surgeons, ‘Access all Ages’, which is a follow up to their initial one in 2012, reveals that many elderly people are being refused elective surgery despite such surgery being key to their quality of life.
In decisions that will cause surveyors to breathe a sigh of relief, the courts have dismissed two Merrett v Babb type professional negligence claims against surveyors in their personal capacity.
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The family of a baby who died after hospital failings has won a five-figure pay-out. Daniel Kunigiskis died aged just four days after errors made at Warwick Hospital during the baby’s delivery.
To make a professional negligence claim you need to show that a professional’s work fell below the normal standard. But that is not all: a key component of any professional negligence claim is to show loss.
The NHS Litigation Authority’s (NHSLA) recent annual report’s statistics relating to the rising number and cost of medical negligence claims have made alarming headlines
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