Clinical negligence: The importance of considering liability offers

With the new costs regimes significantly restricting recoverable costs, tactical offers have assumed greater importance. Julian Matthews looks at two recent cases which demonstrate the effectiveness of such offers

Cases Referenced

  • Excelsior Commercial & Industrial Holdings Ltd v Salisbury Hammer Aspden & Johnson [2002] EWCA Civ 879
  • Holmes v West London Mental Health Trust (2018) unreported Lawtel 3/7/2018
  • Huck v Robson [2002] EWCA Civ 398
  • JMX v Norfolk & Norwich Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust [2018] EWHC 185 (QB)
  • JMX v Norfolk & Norwich Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust [2018] EWHC 675 (QB)
  • Wharton v Bancroft & ors [2012] EWHC 91 (Ch)