Informed consent; clinical negligence; the SAAMCO principle
Limits of the duty of informed consent; breach of duty; causation
Asymptomatic physiological changes; actionable injury; economic loss
Failure to advise clients of risk can have serious financial consequences. David Greene and Dominic de Bono consider a recent equitable compensation claim
John Starr reports on two recent decisions that have reaffirmed the SAAMCO principle in cases of alleged negligence, highlighting the difference between informing and advising
In an article highlighting the key points of a case involving deliberate deceit by a surveyor,
The law, like the property market, does not stand still. Against the backdrop of a market that is rising rapidly in places,
The claimant (Mr Gabriel) and the first defendant (Mr Little) were businessmen and erstwhile friends who had previously collaborated in respect to a project known as Southgate street development in Gloucester. The third defendant (High Tech), the entire share capital of which was owned by Mr Little, was the building contractor...
Recent case law highlights the growing number of claims being brought by lenders against valuers in the downturn.