Articles - DAC Beachcroft

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The Doctrine of Loss of Chance: Recent Developments

The Doctrine of Loss of Chance: Recent Developments

The doctrine is used to determine causation and assess damages in cases where the claimant has lost the opportunity to pursue a course of action, whic ...

Statement of Truth – Change in wording on 6 April 2020

Statement of Truth – Change in wording on 6 April 2020

From 6 April 2020, documents requiring a signed statement attesting to a belief in the truth of the facts within that document, must also include the ...

Case comment: Andrews v South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Case comment: Andrews v South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

A Claimant was ordered to pay the Defendant's costs of dealing with an application to extend time for service of proceedings, in circumstances where t ...