‘Res ipsa loquitur’ in medical negligence legal practice

doctor errorWhen the harm is made (physiological or non-pecuniary damage) and the claim is filed, as a rule the claimants are pursuing the goal of getting compensation. To win the case the claimant must prove that there was negligence on the part of the doctor. And this is a tough mission when the doctor is a recognised professional in the business. In this case the courts adjudicating on such claims often refer to ‘res ipsa loquitur’ doctrine, assuming that there was an episode of negligence in the accused party actions. If the defendant can not deny this fact, it is considered that the plaintiff had proved his innocence. (more…)

YouGOV: the most nutty facts from an in-depth research of UK legal sector

uk legal services researchYouGOV has recently shared a massive of data on the state of affairs around legal services in the UK. The research consisted of 25 pages covering various aspects of UK legal services consumption. And that seems to be one of the most all-round works conducted in the recent decade, touching the time period starting from 2011 to 2015. (more…)