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High Court concludes that dishonesty in covering up inadequate clinical care required a finding of impairment

High Court concludes that cover up of inadequate clinical care required a finding of impairment

Simon Turner
Simon Turner Partner

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Four promoted to Equity Partnership at Weightmans

National law firm Weightmans has welcomed four Partners to Equity in the latest round of promotions.

John Schorah
John Schorah Managing Partner

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The new Liberty Protection Safeguards: Government update with timetable for next steps

The Government has now set out details of the next steps to be taken, with timescales.

Morris Hill
Morris Hill Legal Director

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Legislation to protect ‘reflective practice’ records from disclosure

Healthcare Regulatory Partner Simon Turner provides an overview of the Hamilton review report and its recommendations.

Simon Turner
Simon Turner Partner

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Does a DoLS automatically engage Article 2 ECHR at inquest?

On 15 May 2019 the High Court handed down judgment in judicial review proceedings that had been brought to challenge a coroner’s application of the…

Martin English
Martin English Principal Associate

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NHS Trust ordered to pay over £34,000 regarding asbestos exposure

Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Hospitals Trust has been fined £16,000, and ordered to pay costs of more than £18,000 over failures relating to asbestos…

Dewi Ap-Thomas
Dewi Ap-Thomas Partner

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Discontinuance offers no escape for dishonest litigants

Zurich Insurance PLC v David Romaine | Court of Appeal – 17 May 2019

Paul Debney
Paul Debney Partner

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Trust fined for false imprisonment of patient

The High Court’s decision in R (Esegbona) v King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust [2019] EWHC 77

Morris Hill
Morris Hill Legal Director

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