Understanding emerging risks
25 April 2016
The recognition that we are seeing a rapid, powerful convergence of big technology changes cannot be ignored. Autonomous vehicles, genetic editing, sensors, biotechnology, 3D printing, robotics, and artificial intelligence are some imminent changes.
Making a difference on patient safety
09 December 2015
Early involvement of the NHS Litigation Authority (NHS LA) and its lawyers in the coronial process, on behalf of the NHS, makes a difference to patient safety. Evidence shows the NHS learns from mistakes and implements changes to improve patient safety.
Personal Injury Brief: latest decisions November 2015
18 November 2015
A round up of recent court decisions raising issues relating to fixed costs for multi-track claims started in the Portal, the discount rate, sexual abuse and vicarious liability for alleged assaults.
Medical law claims: latest decisions November 2015
09 November 2015
A round up of recent court decisions raising issues relating to the discount rate in Ireland, proportionate costs, pre-existing care needs, deprivation of liberty, limitation and causation.
Care Act 2014: impact on claims
06 November 2015
We review the implications of the Care Act 2014 and the Care and Support (Charging and Assessment of Resources) Regulations 2014 for defendants in clinical negligence and personal injury claims.
Liability Brief - July 2015
06 July 2015
Welcome to the latest edition of Liability Brief.
Last week, Kennedys hosted an event to discuss the new political landscape and what it means to insurers. Panel speakers included the esteemed David Laws MP and Lord Adonis.