Damages for loss of chance in professional negligence cases – Park Square Barristers

Posted April 26th, 2016 in damages, loss of chance, negligence, news, professional conduct by sally

‘I should make it clear that I am not dealing with loss of a chance in the field of medical negligence. In that regard reference must be made to the complex reasoning in the House of Lords case of Gregg v Scott in 2005. Also, in that regard I commend a reading of the address Lord Neuberger gave to the Professional Negligence Bar Association in 2008. The reference is given in the handout materials and it can be found if you search Westlaw under “Loss of a Chance.”

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Park Square Barristers, 24th March 2016

Source: www.parksquarebarristers.co.uk

Assessing loss of a chance – Hardwicke Chambers

Posted November 27th, 2014 in appeals, employment tribunals, law firms, loss of chance, negligence, news by sally

‘In Chweidan v Mischon de Reya Solicitors [2014] EWHC 2685 (QB) Mrs Justice Simler considered the principles to be applied when assessing claims for loss of a chance and provided a helpful overview of a number of the leading authorities.’

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Hardwicke Chambers, 17th November 2014

Source: www.hardwicke.co.uk

HarperCollins sued by former death row prisoner over ditched book – The Guardian

Posted March 13th, 2013 in contracts, loss of chance, news, publishing by sally

“Nick Yarris, who was wrongfully convicted and sentenced to death for murder, sues publisher over abandoned life story.”

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The Guardian, 12th March 2013

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Loss of a Chance and a Chance of Loss – Lecture by Lord Walker of Gestingthorpe

Posted October 29th, 2009 in lectures, loss of chance by sally

Loss of a Chance and a Chance of Loss (PDF)

Lecture by Lord Walker of Gestingthorpe

The Law Reports Annual Lecture, 19th October 2009

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk