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Medical and Life Sciences


The costs of surrogacy: a valid and separate head of claim

Published on 20 September 2017. By Emma Kislingbury, Associate

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A claimant has been awarded £74,000 for the costs of a surrogacy arrangement, following a hospital's delay in diagnosing cervical cancer.

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Welcoming new red tape

Published on 01 September 2017. By Peter Rudd-Clarke, Legal Director

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The Medical Devices Regulation 2017 is good news for insurers in the life sciences sector. More data on safety and performance will be collected on products before they get to the market

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"Please sir, may I have some more [damages for failure to consent]?" No, says the Court of Appeal.

Published on 19 July 2017. By James Davies, Senior Associate

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Shaw v Kovac: Court of Appeal rejects claim for an additional, separate award of damages for failure to obtain informed consent.

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Election result may be a boost for insurers of highly regulated products

Published on 13 June 2017. By Peter Rudd-Clarke, Legal Director

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The political uncertainty following last week’s general election could in fact be good news for insurers of heavily regulated products, such as medical devices.

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