‘Fight Or Flight – Useful Points Of Practice For Defendants’

Even within the already unpredictable world of negligence litigation, medical negligence actions have a unique potential to attract spiralling costs and uncertain outcomes.

Indeed, deciding whether or not to defend proceedings for medical negligence is itself a complex and expensive process.

This webinar separately focuses on actions from the defendant’s perspective, with plenty of key takeaways.

Issues covered in this webinar include:

  • Notification of the claim
  • Establishing context
  • Investigations
  • Experts
  • Problems in reports
  • Statute of Limitations
  • Third Party issues
  • Early ‘Discovery’, Particulars, and file objective
  • Pleadings / Denials
  • Investigations on Quantum
  • Interlocutory Decisions
  • Trial

Speakers

Dr. Brian Foley BL is a barrister specialising in medical negligence litigation. He regularly acts in defence of complex and high value cases and has particular experience and expertise in brain injury cases, paediatric case and cancer misdiagnosis. He has acted in many of the high profile cases in the past several years including in the cervical cancer litigation, symphysiotomy litigation and in many cerebral palsy cases where awards have exceeded the multiples of millions of euro.

Category of CPD: General
Duration: 1 Hour

 

 

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