Case alert: Supreme Court to hear the appeal in XX concerning recovering the costs of surrogacy

Mon, 16 Dec 2019

The Supreme Court will today start hearing the appeal in the case of XX v Whittington Hospital NHS Trust. The case concerns whether a claimant can recover the costs of surrogacy utilising different methods both within England and Wales but also utilising commercial surrogacy arrangements in California.

Full details can be found here:https://www.supremecourt.uk/cases/uksc-2019-0013.html

This is sure to be a fascinating case that will likely have ramifications for a number of clinical negligence and personal injury cases going forward.

Richard Grimshaw undertakes a broad spectrum of clinical negligence and inquest work acting on behalf of both claimants and defendants. Richard has experience of trials (both on his own and as led junior counsel), interlocutory and approval hearings in clinical negligence matters, as well as inquests (including Article 2 inquests and inquests held with a jury). He is ranked by Chambers UK Bar 2020 and Legal 500 2020 for his clinical negligence work.

 

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