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Clinical Negligence Claims: A Practical Guide (4th Edition)

Published in October 2019

Clinical Negligence Claims: A Practical Guide provides a valuable reference source for clinical negligence practitioners, with insights into still developing areas of law.

Written by experienced members of the 9 Gough Chambers clinical negligence practice group, the 4th edition provides a valuable reference source for clinical negligence practitioners, with insights into still developing areas of law.

For the personal injury lawyer who is new to the particular demands of clinical negligence work this book provides a welcome introduction to the practicalities of the law and procedure in the area.

For the experienced clinical negligence lawyer this book offers a handy reference source together with detailed consideration of the important areas in clinical negligence litigation. The book covers the intricacies of investigating breach of duty and causation through to the practicalities of case management and the calculation and management of damages. Specifically it covers:

  • An Overview of Healthcare Bodies;
  • Regulation of the Medical Profession;
  • Funding Clinical Negligence Claims including Conditional Fee Agreements;
  • Complaints, NHS Redress and the Pre-Action Protocol;
  • Causation and Remoteness;
  • Consent;
  • Liability for Defective Medical Products;
  • Regulation of Clinical Drugs Trials;
  • Disclosure and Medical Records;
  • Case Management and Expert Evidence;
  • Alternatiive Dispute Resolution;
  • Group Actions;
  • Inquests;
  • Limitation;
  • Damages;
  • Managing Awards;
  • Healthcare Associated Infections;
  • Regulation of Human Tissue.

The Book also includes a Glossary of Common Medical Abbreviations and Tables of Cases, Statutes and Statutory Instruments all cross referenced to the relevant page.

General Editors:

  • Shahram Sharghy, Barrister
  • Rob Horner, Barrister
  • Helen Pooley, Barrister

Founding Editor:

  • Grahame Aldous QC

Contributing Authors:

  • Andrew Ritchie QC
  • Stephen Glynn
  • Cyrus Katrak
  • Laura Elfield
  • Johnathan Payne
  • Perrin Gibbons
  • Rob Horner
  • Shahram Sharghy
  • Adam Dawson
  • Gurion Taussig
  • Hugh Rimmer
  • Abigail Stamp
  • Edward Lamb
  • Jennifer Newcomb
  • Holly Tibbitts
  • William Dean
  • Helen Pooley
  • Natasha Partos
  • Kieran Coleman
  • John Schmitt
  • Laura Hibberd

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