Ana Samuel has been appointed Deputy Coroner for the city of Birmingham.
Charles Feeny gave the lecture "Material contribution or inference? Shortcuts to proof in delay of treatment" at Bevan Brittan's London office on the 31st March. The lecture address the legal issues that arise in cases of delayed treatment in the areas of cauda equina syndrome and the influence of material contribution generally. As part of [...]
Building upon the launch of our online initiative, Pro-VIDE-Law has expanded into the provision of webinars. These cover our core interests of personal injury, clinical negligence and industrial disease. All webinars have been authorised by the SRA and carry CPD points. Webinars can be purchased either indefinitely or rented for a 24 hour period. We [...]
Pro-VIDE-Law are pleased to announce that Dr Claire McIvor, Senior Lecturer at the University of Birmingham, has joined our panel of contributing editors. Dr McIvor is a tort law specialist. Her main areas of research are liability for the acts of others; public authority negligence; probabilistic causation; and the use of epidemiological evidence in personal [...]
On Saturday 30th November, Charles Feeny delivered the above lecture at the Personal Injury Bar Association Northern Conference. As a follow up, Charles has provided some additional thoughts on the lecture and how the changes are influencing the law. A copy of the lecture powerpoint is available at the bottom of the page. My starting [...]
Pro-VIDE-Law marked their launch with the event ‘Causation in asbestos: Minimal or material? Risk or probability’. The seminar was a great success and will shortly be available to download as a webinar. Delegates rated the event as excellent and particularly relevant to their practice. For more information on the event, future events and webinars please [...]
Two meeting in which I have recently participated in illustrate the serious issues to be confronted in litigation where law, medicine and epidemiology inevitably meet. On 1st November 2013, Per Laleng and I attended a meeting in Brussels organised by Claire McIvor of the University of Birmingham, which resulted in the inception of the International Association [...]
Charles Feeny and Per Laleng took part in the launch of a new International Legal Epidemiology Association on Friday 1st November. This is a collaborative venture designed to bring together lawyers, scientists and philosophers interested in legal applications of scientific knowledge and technological advances. For more information please contact email@example.com.