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Medical Negligence Team's article published in The Times

"Clinical negligence ...the success of no win, no fee agreements...

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HoL responses to questions from Lord Hunt

Answer 1 - NHS LA/Resolution performance

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HoL responses to questions from Lord Hunt

Answer 2 - Learning lessons

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HoL responses to questions from Lord Hunt

Answer 3 - Claims statistics

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NHS Litigation Authority - HoL WA 11 December 2017

Written answer in relation to NHS Resolution's performance

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House of Commons Public Accounts Committee

"Managing the costs of clinical negligence in hospital trusts." 1 December 2017

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House of Commons Public Accounts Committee

"Managing the costs of clinical negligence in hospital trusts." Summary 1 December 2017

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NHS Resolution 2016-2017 annual report

Click below for key figures and trends from the NHS Resolution 2016-2017 report. 

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House of Commons written answer on Mediical Negligence litigation costs - 12 July 2017

HoC Written answers 12 July 2017 relating to Medical Negligence litigation costs  

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House of Commons written answer on maternity claims

Written response to a question by Tim Farron.

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A Rapid Resolution and Redress Scheme for Severe Avoidable Birth Injury: a Consultation

A Rapid Resolution and Redress Scheme for Severe Avoidable Birth Injury: a

Government consultations

Medical Negligence Overview

An overview of medical negligence law and funding. 

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House of Commons Written Answer on NHSLA Trial Successes 17 October 2016

In 2015/2016 the NHSLA won contested 124 cases to trial winning 70 (60%). 

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NHS Litigation Costs Update

Claims costs are 1.1% of £110bn NHS budget.

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No Win No Fee

Our thoughts published in The Times

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Clinical Negligence Market Updates

House of Lords written answer.

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Medical Innovation Bill

Has the government got it wrong?.

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Clinical Negligence by Powers Harris Barton

For information on the leading text co-edited by one of our team click below.

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LASPO Act

For key clinical negligence extracts from the LASPO Act click below.

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Clinical Negligence Law Overview

For our simple guide click on the link below.

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Clinical Negligence funding methods

Latest government figures show that the number of clinical negligence cases and their funding

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Clinical Negligence fixed costs

House of Commons written answer on the proposed Autumn 2015 consultation.

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NHS legal costs

Our view published in The Sunday Times.

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Privatised access to justice

Dr Anthony Barton's thoughts published in Solicitors Journal.

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Fixed costs in Clinical Negligence cases

DoH draft documents on fixed costs can be obtained below.

Background Document

House of Lords reform?

Our view on clinical negligence published in The Times

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Clinical negligence costs and privatised access to justice

Dr Anthony Barton quoted in The Times.

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Access to Medical Treatments (Innovation) Bill

The Access to Medical Treatments (Innovation) Bill is a House of Commons private members’ bill (Mr

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Clinical negligence fixed costs

Ben Gummer confirms government intention to consult on fixed costs for cases up to £250,000.

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Clinical negligence fixed costs for defendants

Ben Gummer confirms government intention that fixed costs will also apply to defendants.

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Clinical negligence fixed costs may capture 80% of claims

Ben Gummer confirms government view is to capture 80% of clinical negligence cases in fixed costs.

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Clinical negligence fixed costs about costs rather than the number of claims

Ben Gummer confirms the objective is to reduce costs not specifically the number of claims.

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Total annual cost of NHS claims over last 10 years

A summary of total annual spend.

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Parliamentary answers on proposed Fixed Recoverable Costs

Ben Gummer responds to questions from Andy Slaughter and Sir Edward Garnier on LASPO impact and

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Medical Negligence Team

Ben Gummer responds to further questions from Sir Edward Garnier on Fixed Recoverable Costs.

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Court costs funding 18 January 2016

Medical Negligence Team's Dr Anthony Barton's letter published in The Times

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Clinical Negligence 5th Edition launch 20 January 2016

Medical Negligence Team's and co-editor Dr Anthony Barton speaks at the launch

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Fixed Costs in Clinical Negligence 28 January 2016

Lord Justice Jackson's recent speech on fixed costs

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Medical Negligence Team on Fixed Costs in Clinical Negligence 5 February 2016

Our letter on Lord Justice Jackson's fixed costs proposals published in The Times

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House of Commons debate on fixed recoverable costs on 9 March 2016

Extract from the debate involving Sir Edward Garnier and Ben Gummer

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Dr Anthony Barton

Letter in response to Matthew Syed's article on clinical negligence

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NHSLA data on trial outcomes 9 May 2016

Written answer on outcomes of cases which go to trial

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Question on the cost of NHS litigation and which Trust pays the highest contribution to the NHSLA

46 percent of cases are successfully defended by NHSLA

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House of Commons written answer 14 June 2016

Question on the cost of NHS litigation and which Trust pays the highest contribution to the NHSLA

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House of Lords written answer 7 July 2016

Question on how many cases settle by way of payament of damages within 6 months of trial

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House of Commons written answer 20 July 2016

Question on the number of clinical negligence cases

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House of Commons written answer 21 July 2016

Question on the costs of human error in the NHS

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NHS LA publishes 2015/2016 annual report 21 July 2016

Figures show a 4% fall in new claims and a 43% increase in claimant legal cost

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