Personal Injury Newsletter – March 2020

March 27, 2020

In the March 2020 edition of the personal injury newsletter:

New members bolster Chambers’ personal injury team
Exchange Chambers has strengthened its personal injury team with a hat-trick of new arrivals. The Set’s new members – David Sandiford, Simon Ross and Helen Rutherford – add further expertise and strength in depth to our fifty-strong team.

Expert Evidence: A Cautionary Tale
New member Simon Ross reflects on the importance of early conferences with experts.

Brain injury solicitors report greater cooperation from insurers
New research by barristers at Exchange Chambers and brain injury rehabilitation charity, Calvert Reconnections, has examined the effectiveness of the brain injury claims and rehabilitation process.

The choice of experts in Catastrophic and Severe Brain Injury
In this article, Pankaj Madan examines the issues surrounding the choice of experts in catastrophic brain injury claims.

Do Medical Practitioners have a duty to disclose Genetic Disorders despite the Principles of Confidentiality?
Common Law pupil Trudi Moore provides an analysis of the ethical and legal considerations underpinning a decision to inform a patient’s relatives about a diagnosis of a genetic disorder in light of the recent judgment handed down in ABC v St Georges Healthcare and Others [2020] EWHC 455 (QB).