Stephen Hines reviews Kerry Underwood’s three-volume guide on all aspects of funding, small claims, the portals and fixed costs.
Read our blog post by Richard Miller, head of Justice at the Law Society, in which he argues that plans to ban personal injury firms advertising in hospitals in England are short-sighted and counter-productive.
The government’s plans to introduce fixed recoverable costs for clinical negligence claims have been delayed, but are unlikely to be on hold for long. If this is the direction of travel, argues Rebecca Thomas, director in clinical negligence at Duncan Lewis, here’s how to make the regime work.
Clinical negligence partner Rachel Heelis reviews the third edition of this practical guide, written by the clinical negligence practice group of 9 Gough Square barristers’ chambers
The government’s plans to introduce fixed costs in clinical negligence cases will impact access to justice and lead to the long-term deterioration of healthcare in the UK, writes Nina Ali of Hodge Jones & Allan
With the civil courts in crisis, could arbitration be a quicker and more cost-effective alternative to litigation in resolving personal injury and clinical negligence claims?
Steve Webber argues that the civil court fee rises will only hike up the upfront costs clinical negligence claimants have to pay, and drown the court services in fee remission forms
Steve Webber suggests PI firms considering remarketing themselves as clinical negligence specialists are taking a massive risk