Local Authority View #7
May 2019 #7
May 2019 #7
Welcome to Insights, where we publish news, events, and legal insights from our teams across the country.
Will Pickles considers the recent AG Judgment from the Court of Protection dealing with the controversial topic of 'Covert Medication'.
In a turbulent market insurers need the right legal team.
Sarah Knight represented St Anne's Community Services
New legislation has come into force granting magistrates powers to issue unlimited fines for health and safety offences in England and Wales.The legislation, contained in section 85 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012, came into effect on 12 March 2015, and provides that fines with previous upper limits of £5,000 or more are no longer capped, and will now be unlimited.
As of 27 November 2014, all health service Providers must comply with a new statutory duty of candour.
Last year marked the 40th anniversary of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974
Health and Safety Fines to Increase
Landmark decision in corporate manslaughter case
Ed Duckworth looks at two recent cases of shoulder dystocia and the possible causes of the majority of obstetric brachial plexus injuries.