Clinical Negligence

Practice Area

Our growing clinical negligence portfolio includes the leading titles for those working within this expanding field of law – Clinical Negligence by Powers and Barton and Lewis and Buchan: Clinical Negligence: A Practical Guide.

In addition, all our clinical negligence titles are available as part of our Clinical Negligence online service.

Recently Published and Soon to Publish Titles

The new eighth edition of Lewis and Buchan: Clinical Negligence – A Practical Guide tackles the complex rules and regulations that are applicable in allegations of negligent medical practice and treatment. Providing a full analysis of the relevant principles and key issues, the new edition reviews the impact of recently reported cases of clinical negligence.

Our new publication, Mediating Clinical Claims authored by one of the UK’s most experienced clinical claim mediators, delivers the essential advice and guidance required to guarantee a successful and fair outcome is obtained for all those involved in such mediations. Aimed at those with an interest in the process and success of mediation within clinical claims – claimants, healthcare professionals and managers, lawyers, judges, policy-makers and mediators themselves.

Across all our clinical negligence titles, our experienced authors have written market-leading guidance to assist with the study and practice of those in this field. Be sure to browse our most recent and soon to publish titles available below…

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Clinical Negligence Books

Clinical Negligence

Clinical Negligence, Fifth Edition remains the only text of its kind to cover both medical and legal aspects of medical negligence. Written by a team of 54 experts, it continues to provide the most comprehensive and authoritative guidance on all aspects of clinical negligence claims from bringing an action for damages to presenting expert evidence in court. It also includes detailed consideration of funding and cost implications. Those needing clear... Read more

Medical Treatment: Decisions and the Law

Medical Treatment Decisions and the Law covers an increasingly important area of law, seeking to place medical decision-making in its context and to provide practical guidance to the solution of many problems likely to be encountered in practice. It concentrates on the decisions involved in obtaining authority for the provision, the withholding and withdrawal of physical medical treatment and care and the legal requirements and consequences of the decision-making process.... Read more

Lewis and Buchan: Clinical Negligence – A Practical Guide

Clinical negligence litigation poses unique challenges for all those involved in this field of law. The process which governs judicial determination of allegations of negligent medical practice and treatment is a minefield of complex rules and regulations. Lewis & Buchan: Clinical Negligence – A Practical Guide provides comprehensive guidance with full analysis of the relevant governing principles plus issues of funding and costs, complaints procedures and procedures in the Court... Read more

Mediating Clinical Claims

Mediating Clinical Claims is a timely and detailed look at the growing practice of mediating clinical negligence claims in England, written by one of the UK’s most experienced mediators of clinical claims. The book is aimed at all those with an interest in understanding why and how mediation is such an effective process in resolving such claims – claimants, healthcare professional and managers, lawyers, judges, policy-makers and mediators. It reviews... Read more