Top 5 solicitors’ takeaways from AvMA Clinical Negligence Conference 2016
AvMA Clinical Negligence Conference 2016
Top 5 takeaways
Only 1/3rd of clinical negligence liability judgments have been in favour of Claimants this past year
– from Simeon Maskrey
How can it be right that Dept of Health, not Ministry of Justice, is directing policy on fixed costs?
– Posed by Peter Walsh of AvMA
There’s a huge range in mastectomy rates between surgeons…there is no norm
– from Prof Robert Mansell
The best colonoscopist in the world can miss 5% of lesions
– Prof Winslet on GI malignancy
And finally, medical negligence is “3rd leading cause of death in the US after heart disease and cancer”
– from Prof Pat Price
Summary prepared by Marco Crispini.
I hope you had a successful clinical negligence conference? I’ve learnt loads and would like to thank everyone for their input, as well as sponsors and of course the organisers, AvMA. Thanks!
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