3rd October, 2019

Strategy and Tactics in Clinical Negligence Claims

Organiser: Joe Gibson
Email: Joe.Gibson@9sjs.com
Tel: 0161 955 5161
Cost: £65.00 plus VAT

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Freemasons Hall Manchester, 36 Bridge Street, Manchester M3 3BT
Registration 13:00 prompt start at 14:00


Matthew Snarr - Strategy and Tactics in Cauda Equina Syndrome Cases

This will include: selecting Defendants, understanding a CES timeline, red flags and their importance, overcoming CES causation defences and quantum considerations in CES cases.

Mike Hayton - Consultant Orthopaedic Hand and Wrist Surgeon

Mike will cover common hand and wrist injuries that are likely to generate issues surrounding clinical negligence. This will include topics such as the scaphoid fractures, distal radius fractures and the assessment of lacerations and injuries in the accident room. He is open to other suggestions and can be DM'd via Twitter @mike_hayton

Michael Lemmy - Liability for Private Health Care

Including: the role of private health providers, non-delegable duties of care following Woodland, Vicarious liability following Christian Brothers and Case studies.

Joseph Mulderig - Proving Causation in Clinical Negligence Cases

Joseph will take an in-depth look at this complex and evolving area of the law in the context of clinical negligence claims, including; when is it necessary to prove 'but for' causation, when is a material contribution sufficient, material contribution to risk or to injury, multiple causative factor cases, loss of a chance of longer-term survival.

Kirsty McKinlay & Hannah Haines - Case Law Update

This will include: secondary victims in clinical negligence, the importance of the NICE guidelines in considering breach of duty, causation and consent cases, Bolam and Bolitho seen through the prism of C v North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust [2014] EWHC 61, Adverse inferences from the absence of witness evidence, Darnley -v- Croydon Health Services NHS Trust [2018] UKSC 50 and the importance of Costs Budgeting.

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