‘New co-operation in clinical negligence claims could last beyond pandemic’

“New practices introduced to help the clinical negligence process during lockdown are set to stay for the time being, claimant and defendant lawyers have indicated. A protocol agreed last summer by the Society of Clinical Injury Lawyers and NHS Resolution sought to help the conduct of litigation during the pandemic. Changes included more flexibility on limitation periods, greater use of email to serve and receive documents and online examinations of clients for medical expert reports …” (more)

[John Hyde, Law Society Gazette, 20 August]

First posted 2021-08-20 18:00:09

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