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Five Top Tips for Working from Home

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, the clinical negligence team have been working from home for a number of weeks now. This has brought with it many challenges, however we have... Read More >
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Sanction for Counsel Update

Since the creation of the All-Scotland Sheriff Personal Injury Court (ASPIC) it seems that one of the most hotly contested subjects between parties has been the question of Sanction for... Read More >
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Claims Arising from Stillbirth

Around 1 in every 272 pregnancies in Scotland ends in stillbirth. Whilst most stillbirths occur despite best medical management, unfortunately, some occur as a result of medical negligence during pregnancy... Read More >
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Documentary Evidence Outweighs Oral Evidence in Consent Case

The recent Outer House judgement of Johnstone v NHS Grampian [2019] CSOH 90 is the latest post-Montgomery consent case decided in Scotland and provides a solemn reminder for pursuers of... Read More >
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Drummond Miller named in The Times Best Law Firms 2020 list

Drummond Miller is delighted to announce having been listed as one of the Best Law Firms 2020, commended for its knowledge and expertise in personal injury and clinical negligence, as... Read More >
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Law Awards press release

Fresh off the press! The final nominations for The Herald Law Awards of Scotland 2019 have been revealed! We, at Drummond Miller LLP, are very pleased to announce that the... Read More >
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Pomphrey v Secretary of State for Health – Lord Hoffman’s roulette analogy in Chester lent credence in delayed spinal surgery claim

Facts Mr Pomphrey suffered a dural tear during spinal surgery which caused him to become significantly disabled. He raised several criticisms in relation to his treatment leading up to this... Read More >
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Student fails in “nervous shock” personal injury claim arising from the Glasgow Bin Lorry tragedy - Danielle Weddle v Glasgow City Council [2019] SC EDIN 42

A review of the recent All-Scotland Personal Injury Court case of Danielle Weddle v Glasgow City Council [2019] SC EDIN 42 - a case of “nervous shock” arising from the... Read More >
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Victoria Clarke - My Experience in the Medical Negligence Team

When my friends ask me about being a trainee solicitor, they assume I know every area of the law in great detail and that I can answer all their burning... Read More >
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George Andrews v Greater Glasgow Health Board: A Pursuer’s Tale

Commentary on court’s decision in George Andrews v Greater Glasgow Health Board [2019] CSOH 31. Read More >