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Paul is a highly experienced and well recognised clinical negligence Practitioner. His attention to detail is exceptional, and he pursues cases with great tenacity. Paul is a nationally recognised expert in clinical negligence law. Paul has a widespread experience of all aspects of clinical negligence law, as well as of all aspects of funding claims.
Partner, Paul Rumley, considers whether we have seen an end to claims for accommodation costs for severely disabled clients.
Partner, Paul Rumley, considers the discount rate consultation and why it is so important to those who recover compensation following a claim for clinical negligence.
Partner Paul Rumley considers the new guidance from the Royal College of Surgeons setting out good practice and standards in relation to taking consent from patients before surgical treatment, which were produced following the significant change in the law in this area in 2015.
Paul Rumley considers the recent government announcement proposing a new ‘rapid resolution’ scheme for compensating babies who suffer injuries around the time of their birth.
Paul Rumley examines how far the Court will let you go, in terms of expert evidence, in looking at all of the possible consequences arising from clinical negligence, including whether or not you can have your own expert or if you have to instruct an expert jointly with the Defendant.
Paul Rumley considers the importance of medical records in clinical negligence cases, and the difficulties that can arise with poorly kept medical records.
This sixth blog in our series of blogs relating to injuries suffered around the time of birth, considers potential complications which can sometimes occur following a baby being born which, if not treated properly, can result in significant brain injury and cerebral palsy.
Paul Rumley provides an update on proposed new legislation in relation to innovative medical treatments and why recent amendments are a positive step for patients.
Paul Rumley considers the implications for the NHS as previously rare medical conditions may become more common, and whether this may lead to a rise in negligence claims for misdiagnosis.
What is a “lost years” claim and are they the answer to a lack of capital for purchase of accommodation in birth injury claims?
This blog considers: what is an acceptable amount of information for a doctor to give a patient before obtaining their consent to medical intervention and how a recent medical negligence case will have an impact on the approach of the medical profession to gaining patient consent.
In this blog I look at the position of severely disabled people who are looked after in their own home, and are essentially not allowed to leave it, following a recent case in the Court of Protection. Are they being deprived of their liberty (freedom) in breach of article 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) 1950?
In this blog, Paul Rumley, who specialises in claims on behalf of disabled people who suffer injury as a result of medical negligence, discusses some recently published and thought provoking statistics on disability and work.
A blog about a recent report on the ongoing challenges faced by disabled people and hopes for the future.
The Clinical Negligence Team have prepared an Infographic on key facts relating to Erb’s Palsy, the condition and its causes.
A recent case highlights the complexities of providing medical treatment to children with cerebral palsy.
Paul is a highly experienced and well recognised clinical negligence Practitioner. His attention to detail is exceptional, and he pursues cases with great tenacity. Paul is a nationally recognised expert in clinical negligence law. Paul has a widespread experience of …
A cautious approach is urged in relation to new research suggesting that 70% of therapies for people with cerebral palsy are of uncertain benefit.