Archive for the 'blood products' Category

R (Moore) v Skipton Fund Ltd – WLR Daily

R (Moore) v Skipton Fund Ltd [2010] EWHC 3070 (Admin); [2010] WLR (D) 308

“For the purposes of a claim for an ex gratia payment from public funds, there was nothing irrational or unfair in requiring certain people infected with hepatitis C through treatment with NHS blood or blood products prior to September 1991, to show that spontaneous clearance of the virus after a period of six months had occurred.”

WLR Daily, 2nd December 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

No compensation for hepatitis C blood transfusion woman – BBC News

“A woman who was infected with hepatitis C during a blood transfusion more than 20 years ago has lost a High Court bid for compensation.”

Full story

BBC News, 1st December 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Ex-model challenges infected blood damages scheme – The Independent

“A former model infected with hepatitis C after being given a blood transfusion more than 20 years ago is challenging the legality of the Government’s compensation scheme.”

Full story

The Independent, 23rd November 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Composer wins contaminated blood payout challenge – The Independent

“An award-winning composer who contracted HIV and Hepatitis C through NHS treatment with contaminated blood products today won his legal challenge over compensation payments.”

Full story

The Independent, 16th April 2010

Source: www.independent.co.uk

Composer wins compensation review over contaminated blood – Daily Telegraph

“An award-winning composer who contracted HIV and Hepatitis C through NHS treatment with contaminated blood products has won a legal challenge over compensation payments.”

Full story

Daily Telegraph, 16th April 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

New deal urged for blood scandal victims – The Guardian

“The government will today come under pressure to forge a new compensation deal for thousands of people with haemophilia who were given blood tainted with HIV and hepatitis C, as a long-awaited report from an independent inquiry into the scandal is published.”

Full story

The Guardian, 23rd February 2009

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

HIV couple sue in British courts – BBC News

“A Cardiff couple infected with HIV via contaminated blood products are taking their fight to the British courts.”

Full story

BBC News, 3rd September 2007

Source: www.bbc.co.uk  


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