July 2014 Archive

Man injured after jumping on bonnet of car gets 60% of claim

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The Defendant was driving his car out of lay by just after midnight, when he got into an argument with the Claimant, a pedestrian who jumped on his bonnet. The Defendant swerved his car so as to dislodge the Claimant, who sustained catastrophic brain damage. More …

Failure to diagnose meningitis - a GP's duty

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In the case of Coakley v Rose [2014] EWHC 1790 (QB), His Honour Judge Oliver-Jones QC found the Defendant GP, in breach of duty, for failing to diagnose a 42 year old woman with bacterial meningitis. More …

The value of a claim

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"I'm not doing this for the money" is something that as a clinical negligence solicitor I often hear from my clients. More …

Agency terms

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BL Claims Solicitors expects all recruitment consultancies to adhere to the following terms. More …