April 2012 Archive

Link between ME and a blood transfusion

Many patients receive blood transfusions during routine operations and procedures, including during child birth. If you have contracted ME after such a procedure, can you pursue a claim for medical negligence on the part of the hospital which has transfused the contaminated blood?

Legal aid funding for medical negligence claims

The Government’s plans to reform the legal aid system suffered another blow earlier this month (March) when further changes to the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Bill were conceded in order to head off defeat in the House of Lords. The reforms had planned to remove Legal Aid from all clinical negligence cases.
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