Webinar – 24 June 2020: Clinical Negligence Case Law Update



We are delighted to welcome you to our Clinical Negligence Webinar: Clinical Negligence Case Law Update


Laura Begley, Barrister

Jake Richards, Barrister


Laura Begley and Jake Richards present a recent case law update including:

  • Causation and the role of statistical evidence in clinical negligence cases, the latest word from the Court of Appeal in Schembri v Marshall [2020] EWCA Civ 358
  • Is the tide turning for secondary victim claims in clinical negligence?

Laura examines the successful appeal against strike out by Master Cook in Paul v The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust [2020] EWHC 1415 (QB)

Jake examines how a shift in societal attitudes facilitates a shift in the law and the recovery of surrogacy costs in Whittington Hospital NHS Trust v XX [2020] UKSC 14.

Third-party costs orders against expert; a warning in Thimmaya v Lancashire NHS Foundation Trust (30th January 2020, Manchester County Court)

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