Where should you take young children when they are ill?

A survey has found that only 6% of parents with under-fives would go to a pharmacist before visiting a GP. NHS England said visits to GPs and A&E for these ‘self-treatable’ conditions, such as stomach ache, cost £850m a...

Court rules 90% Part 36 offer was genuine attempt to settle

The High Court has ruled that a successful claimant should receive the benefits of beating his settlement offer after ruling a 90% proposal was reasonable.Lawyers acting for the claimant in JMX (A child by his mother and...

When is a Part 36 offer not a Part 36 offer?

Neutral Citation Number: [2018] EWHC 185 (QB)Case No: HQ15C03087IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICEQUEEN'S BENCH DIVISIONRoyal Courts of JusticeStrand, London, WC2A 2LLDate: 07/02/2018Before:THE HONOURABLE MR JUSTICE FOSKETT- - - -...

£100,000 and an apology obtained following surgical damage to bile ducts

Julie Crossley, a medical injury specialist at Ashtons Legal, has obtained a £100,000 damage settlement and an apology from Barking Havering and Redbridge NHS Foundation Trust for Ms M after her routine laparoscopic cholecyst...