Medical Negligence

Developments in Medical Negligence Law, 2014-2016 by John Healy SC (Click link for more information)

Medical negligence cases continue to generate a significant number of reported decisions, some of them unique to their context (the parameters of the Dunne test) and many of them more generally applicable to the law on causation and damages. This paper rounds up the significant developments since 2014. 

Medical Negligence and Childbirth  (Click link for more information)

This lecture will discuss the various stages of a childbirth-related medical negligence claim from initial consultation and instructing of experts through to settlement/trial. It will also discuss recent case-law developments and proposed reforms including the introduction of periodic payment orders, pre-action protocols and case management. 

 

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