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We are delighted Kennedys worked with NHS Resolution to produce the video "Alan's Story". The video highlights the importance of "saying sorry" to a patient at the time the incident occurs.
At the start of this month, the heinous details of Britain’s most prolific rapist have been made public, following the reporting restrictions being lifted at the sentencing hearing of Reynhard Sinaga. Cases of such systematic sexual assault have sadly dominated the headlines in recent years.
Case review 06-01-2020
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU)’s judgment applies the “ordinary meaning” of accident, stating this to be an unforeseen, harmful and involuntary event.
This year’s annual UN climate change conference attended by 197 countries and nearly 27,000 delegates was the longest on record and ended on Sunday 15 December amid frustration and disappointment at what little progress was achieved.
Case review 20-12-2019
The hearing in Halliburton v Chubb took place in November 2019, with interventions from the London Court of International Arbitration and the International Chamber of Commerce, amongst others. The decision is eagerly awaited, but in readiness it is important to recap on how the case has unfolded to date, how opinions have differed and what issues are now before the Supreme Court.
This article focuses on electrical consumer units (consumer units) sometimes still referred to as fuse boxes, which distribute the main electrical supply entering a property to individual circuits. As an integral part of any building requiring electricity, we consider some of the potential fire hazards and product liability risks that consumer units can pose.
Case review 19-12-2019
The last couple of months of 2019 saw solicitors disciplinary issues hit the headlines in the mainstream media, notably the Ryan Beckwith and Gary Senior cases (SRA v Ryan Beckwith [07.10.19] and SRA v Gary Senior), but also cases relating to the drafting of non disclosure agreements (NDAs) for companies associated with Harvey Weinstein and the alleged misrepresentation of financial information by a lateral hire partner.
Boris Johnson’s first Queen’s Speech delivered on Monday 14 October 2019 - dominated by Brexit-related legislation - included the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill (the Bill).
Case review 17-12-2019
The Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal (“CFA”) recently handed down its judgment in Zhang Hong Li and others v DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited and others (FACV 2/2019) (22 November 2019) which reverses the findings by the Court of Appeal (“CA”) in respect of the breach of trust/fiduciary duties owed to sophisticated investment customers by the trustee and corporate services of a bank.
The Illinois Appellate Court recently held that a former stepson remained a “relative by marriage” within meaning of his former stepmother’s auto policies, such that he may be entitled to uninsured motorist and medical payments coverage under the policies.