WITNESS EVIDENCE IN CLINICAL NEGLIGENCE CASES: WEBINAR 22nd MARCH 2022
Over the past few months this blog has covered several cases where clinical negligence cases have been determined, ultimately, on the accuracy of witness recollection. For example the judgment of Mr Justice Ritchie in Watson v Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust  EWHC 148 (QB), considered here.
Also HHJ Tindal in HHJ Tindal in Freeman -v- Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, a copy of which is available here. Freeman v Pennine NHS Judgment 03.12.21(without password) (1)
The topic of witness evidence, and drafting witness statements, in the context of clinical negligence cases is being considered in detail in a webinar on the 22nd March 2022.
WEBINAR ON WITNESS EVIDENCE
There is a webinar on the topic of “Witness evidence in Clinical Negligence Cases” on the 22nd March 2022. Booking details are available here.
This webinar takes a detailed look at recent cases where the evidence of lay witnesses has been crucial to issues of liability in clinical negligence cases.
Topics covered include:
- The court’s approach to the claimant’s evidence
- The court’s approach to lay evidence from doctors
- Are the medical notes definitive?
- The factors that courts take into account when deciding on credibility
The webinar takes a detailed look at many of the significant clinical negligence cases where witness evidence has been key to the issue of liability and causation.