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Fundamentals of clinical negligence

01 Aug 2019 / personal injury Print

Learn the fundamentals of clinical negligence

Practitioners can avail of a grounding in the fundamentals of clinical negligence in a new upskilling offering from the Law Society this September.

The course comprises lectures and small group modules and examines the fundamentals of clinical negligence claims from the relevant legal principles to the practice and procedure of a clinical negligence action.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Application of the Dunne Principles,
  • Recent developments in personal injury litigation as it impacts clinical negligence claims and actions,
  • Consent and Confidentiality,
  • Open disclosure,
  • Pre-action protocols,
  • Periodic payment orders,
  • Recent case law,
  • Defective product liability,
  • Gathering relevant information, such as medical records, hospital protocols,
  • Choosing and briefing appropriate medical experts,
  • Mediation,
  • Nervous shock claims,
  • The Coroner’s Court,
  • Costs.   

You can book here.


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