‘New Challenges in Medical Negligence Law’: University of Liverpool, 20 April 2017

It is a long-standing principle of tort law that patients injured by a doctor’s carelessness are entitled to compensation. Yet, with the NHS facing unparalleled financial challenges, the issue of compensating medical accidents is becoming increasingly controversial. The clash between concern for patient rights and an apprehension about a spiralling compensation culture is leading to highly charged debates in the press … (more, registration)

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