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Legal Aid - To Reform or To Not Reform - That Is The Question

By Kelly Livesey @ Mar 31, 2011 in Medical Negligence

This week has seen a lot of media attention given to the government's proposed reform of both legal aid and the "no win no fee" system in the wake of the budget announcements. The Justice Secretary, Ken Clarke, announced an overhaul of the civil justice system which many people feel would...

Birth Centre Negligence

By Kelly Livesey @ Jan 27, 2011 in Medical Negligence

This week's press coverage of the Theo Kramer birth centre negligence case has led me to consider the value of birthing centres and the role these centres play in the delivery of some of the 700,000 babies born in the UK each year. Theo, who is represented by JMW Solicitors, has this week...

Woman wins £3.45m clinical negligence award for failures at former MOD hospital

By JMW @ Mar 22, 2010 in All

A routine operation for suspected gallstones undertaken at a former Ministry of Defence hospital has resulted in a patient receiving £3.45m in a ground-breaking clinical negligence compensation award for medical errors which left her with brain damage. The Portsmouth woman initially went...