Dr Nicholas Bevan

Dr Nicholas Bevan

Wednesday, 4 March 2015


Butterworths Personal Injury Litigation Service Bulletin, issue #117

I have produced this title for nearly a decade now.  The March issue of BPILS Bulletin is out.  You can access this online from the Lexis Nexis library and in printed format if you subscribe to Butterworths Personal Injury Litigation Service.

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The following cases receive detailed comment, including another remarkable achievement by Robert Weir QC in JXMX:

JXMX (by her mother and litigation friend AXMX) v Dartford and Gravesend NHS Trust [2015] EWCA Civ 96

New guidance on anonymity applications for minors and protected parties

Reaney v University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust [2014] EWHC 3016 (QB)

When a pre-existing dependency can be disregarded in the quantification of future care

Leigh v London Ambulance Service NHS Trust [2014] EWHC 286 (QB) 

Ambulance service liable for a 17-minute delay was materially causative of a claimant’s PTSD

Henegham v Manchester Dry Docks Ltd and others [2014] EWHC 4190 (QB)

Fairchild exception extends to lung cancer but apportionment of damages applies

NA v Nottinghamshire County Council [2014] EWHC 4005 (QB)

Local authority not vicariously liable for foster parent’s abuse

Wild and another v Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust [2014] EWHC 4053 (QB)

Grief-stricken father of still born-child excluded from claiming under secondary victim rule 

Other cases are featured.

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