No-fault compensation: Back on the legislative agenda

Symon, Andrew
June 2011
British Journal of Midwifery;Jun2011, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p400
Academic Journal
The article provides a background on no-fault compensation (NFC) and a summary of the recommendations made by the review group on NFC in Scotland that includes specific reference to neurologically-impaired infants. Chaired by professor Sheila McLean, the review group investigated the possibility of changing the fault-based requirement for obtaining compensation in litigation. With NFC, there is reportedly no need for legal representation and debates and negotiations on liability and causation are avoided.


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