The Claimant, having been diagnosed with and treated for bladder cancer, received immunotherapy in the form of BCG instillations to prevent its recurrence and alleged that the systemic infection arose as a result of the negligent administration of the BCG instillation.
On 30 September 2020, Richard Paige of the PSQB Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury Team, will be presenting a seminar via Zoom on ‘Post Montgomery success (and failures).
Most litigators will have seen the standard directions order requiring parties to consider alternative dispute resolution as a means of resolving their case. Most will also appreciate the potential cost consequences of unreasonably refusing to engage in ADR. Despite this, it is not uncommon for one party to refuse to engage in any form of […]
Richard Paige and Craig Hassall were sworn in as Recorders on Friday in ceremony at Leeds Crown Court.
Leah Cambridge died in a private hospital in Izmir, Turkey following an operation for a ‘Brazilian Butt Lift’ (BBL) in August 2018. The three day inquest Into her death was heard by the Senior Coroner for West Yorkshire (East), Kevin McLoughlin and concluded on 22nd November 2019.
Due to the fact that I have an upcoming trial in which it might become an issue, I have been considering the position in relation to QOCS when the proceedings involve counterclaim for personal injury.
The number of PSQB individual rankings Barristers has risen to 38 across 6 practice areas The Legal 500 highlights the UK’s most impressive barristers and chambers. The directory is broken down by location and practice area – “We produce the rankings based on in-depth market research; assessing recent case highlights provided in submissions by chambers, […]
Richard Paige has been elected to the Committee of the Leeds & District Medico-Legal Society as Treasurer.
Richard Paige discusses the Supreme Court’s decision in Darnley v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust  UKSC 50.
Since the seminal decision of the Supreme Court of the case of Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board  UKSC 11 there have been a number of attempts to push the boundaries in clinical negligence consent cases.
On Monday 16th April 2018, the Government published the long anticipated Pre-Action Protocol for Resolution of Package Travel Claims, having the previous week confirmed that such claims will be subject to fixed recoverable costs.
Richard Paige looks at the case of Shaw v Kovak & Others  and how the Court of Appeal in Kovak found that a failure to obtain informed consent and the resulting infringement of personal autonomy, does not give rise to a claim for damages in its own right.