The Pro bono Pledge is set up by Advocate – the Bar’s national charity that finds free legal assistance from volunteer barristers.
Caroline Wood presents a webinar on ‘Psychiatric Injury Claims by Primary & Secondary Victims arising from Clinical Negligence’.
Caroline was instructed to represent a GP and a nurse in relation to the death of BHW from tetanus. BHW had fallen in his garden and suffered a cut to his hand.
The inquest is looking into the role that gambling played in the Hull University graduate’s death and is believed to be the first Article 2 inquest to consider gambling, meaning it could examine whether any arm of the state breached its duty to protect Jack’s right to life.
Caroline Wood, instructed by Richard Sheppard at Oxley Coward Solicitors, represented the successful Claimant at a contested HAVS trial.
In Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service v Veevers  EWHC 2550 (Comm) HHJ Pearce considered whether the cost of legal representation at an inquest was recoverable in principle from the Defendant at the conclusion of a successful civil claim. The Defendant had written to the Claimant in open correspondence that the claims would be dealt with, “on a full basis”, but that they were not in a position to consider making an admission of liability.
On 12 August 2020 John Boumphrey and Caroline Wood of the PSQB Personal Injury Team, presented a seminar via Zoom discussing how to best ensure obtaining a Wasted Costs Order against legal representatives in Personal Injury Claims.
Caroline Wood and John Boumphrey presented the first in our series of summer Zoom seminars, Caroline Wood discussed “Obtaining Wasted Costs Orders” and John Boumphrey discussed Third Party Costs Orders.
An inquest can sometimes present the only opportunity for a family to ask questions about the circumstances leading to the death of a relative. It can also form an important part of the investigation into a potential claim for personal injury causing death. In relation to deaths arising from Covid – 19 those claims are […]
Apply legal principles when imposing vicarious liability, not policy: The doctrine of vicarious liability does not apply to independent contractors.
Park Square Barristers was delighted to host the Leeds Summer Drinks and Networking Event in chambers last night.
Thank you to all those who attended last night’s seminar on Inquests involving Health & Safety and Industrial disease.