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Transvaginal Mesh Fund - Applications to the Scottish Government Mesh Fund invited from 1 July 2020

The Scottish Government announced, in its 2020–2021 budget, that a £1 million fund has been created to support women who have been affected by transvaginal mesh complications. One-off payments of... Read More >
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Supreme Court absolves Barclays Bank of liability for Doctor’s Sex Attacks

The legal principle of vicarious liability has been the subject of several recent UK Supreme Court decisions. Historically, the rule provides that an employer is liable for the negligent acts... 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 >
Breaking Down the Same Roof Rule

Breaking Down the Same Roof Rule

An article about changes to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Scheme for historic abuse pre 1979. Read More >
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Pursuers’ offers in the Court of Session

Consideration of the use of pursuers’ offers in litigation in the Inner House of the Court of Session. Read More >
Success Fee Agreements

Success Fee Agreements

Comments on the future funding arrangements that will be available for litigation once the Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) (Scotland) Act 2018 is enacted. Read More >
Bathgate Procession

Drummond Miller Celebrate Bathgate Procession

Drummond Miller LLP hope all of our clients, existing and new, had a fantastic time at the Bathgate Procession and John Newlands Parade earlier this summer. Our staff from our... Read More >
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Health Board held not to be responsible for injuries caused to nurse by patient

A recent decision of the All-Scotland Personal Injury Sheriff Court - Louise Stark v Lothian NHS Board [2018] SC EDIN 7 – concerned a staff nurse (Ms Stark) employed by... Read More >
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Arbitration: an alternative way to resolve personal injury disputes?

What is arbitration? Arbitration is a private process for resolving disputes. Instead of taking a matter to court, parties can agree to refer their case to a neutral decision maker... Read More >
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In sickness and in health

The recent case of SD v Graham’s Dairies Ltd [2016] CSOH 151 considered the question of who constitutes a ‘relative’ for the purposes of an award for services rendered to... Read More >