We are delighted to welcome Gerard McDermott QC back to Stewarts Soundbites to discuss care claims in serious injury cases.

Gerard and Emma Lyons discussed the Supreme Court decision in the Royal Mencap Society v Tomlinson-Blake case and reflect upon the impact on care regimes in catastrophic injury cases.

This case considered whether home workers who are required to remain at home in their shift and/or residential care workers who ‘sleep in’ are entitled to national minimum wage for time not spent performing a specific activity.

Watch the recording here

Key issues with care claims in catastrophic personal injury cases – part two - Gerard McDermott QC


If you missed Gerard’s first episode dealing with care claims, you can access the link here.


About the guest speaker – Gerard McDermott QC

Gerard McDermott QCGerard McDermott QC practises from England and is based in London and Manchester, with associated offices in Abu Dhabi and New York.

His main areas of practice are Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Employment Law at all levels, although he maintains a diverse practice across the Common Law and Commercial fields. Gerard acts for both Claimants and Defendants.

He represents clients with a vast range of injuries arising from negligence, including medical malpractice and road traffic accidents.  The majority of his caseload involves catastrophic personal injury such as spinal cord injury and brain injury, and he has over thirty years’ experience of the same.




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