Fresh Perspectives

Medical and Life Sciences

RPC's Medical / Life Sciences team tracks the critical societal, industrial and legal developments affecting risk management in the medical and life sciences sectors.

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Life sciences and the Brexit trade agreement of Christmas Eve 2020

Topic: Medical and Life Sciences 26.03.2021 Read more
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Covid-19 vaccines: an injection of politics

Topic: Medical and Life Sciences 07.01.2021 Read more
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The Nocebo Effect: study into statins signals a timely warning

Topic: Medical and Life Sciences 17.11.2020 Read more
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Buyer Beware: NHSX Guidance on Artificial Intelligence

Topic: Medical and Life Sciences 15.10.2020 Read more
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Parents contest NICE Cannabis Guidelines at Court

Topic: Medical and Life Sciences 16.09.2020 Read more
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Beyond the fruit and yoga: surviving or thriving?

Topic: Medical and Life Sciences 16.06.2020 Read more
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Back to the Future: a look ahead at medical malpractice issues for COVID-19-related claims

Topic: Medical and Life Sciences 15.04.2020 Read more
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SC double decision on vicarious liability

Topic: Medical and Life Sciences

Published by Natalie Drew, Senior Associate

Handed down on 1 April, the two, separate, Supreme Court judgments on vicarious liability were no April Fool's jokes; they are serious and welcome responses to a difficult issue.

03.04.2020 Read more
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COVID-19: the battle between fact and fiction

Topic: Medical and Life Sciences 01.04.2020 Read more
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The Archers does Insurance – a light-hearted look at coverage issues following the Grey Gables explosion

Topic: Medical and Life Sciences

Published by Sian Morgan, Senior Associate

For radio aficionados, the long running radio soap The Archers is a welcome daily escape from daily life. However, the last few episodes have not been without their drama. For a medmal insurance lawyer looking to unwind after a day of (home)working, there are a number of taxing fictional issues to which one can turn one's mind.

27.03.2020 Read more