Personal Injury Newsletter – May 2022

June 1, 2022

In the May 2022 edition of the personal injury and clinical negligence newsletter:

“The consultant is still in post” – opinion piece by Bill Braithwaite KC
In this article originally published in The Times, Bill Braithwaite KC comments on the Shrewsbury Maternity scandal, highlighting the importance of accountability in clinical settings.

Winning Battles and Losing Wars
Following on from his previous article on seeking interim payments, Will Waldron KC examines the judgement in Parry v Johnson ([2022] EWHC 889 (QB)).

Freezing and Non-freezing Cold Injuries Update
In this article, catastrophic injury and military law specialist Chris Allen examines the recent development in valuing NFCI and other cold injuries.

Good experts win cases: Pickering v Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Christian Taylor details the importance of the selection of experts assigned to a case, drawing on Pickering v Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Claims involving defective manhole covers – who can be sued?
Chris Richards provides an introduction into who should be sued in relation to defective metalwork claims, drawing on a number of recent cases as examples.

Click here to view the May 2022 personal injury newsletter.