Pawley –v- Whitecross Dental Care Ltd & ors

Wednesday 27th October 2021

The Claimant (C) appeals the order of HHJ Parkes QC dated 7 September 2020 sitting in Swindon County Court dismissing C’s appeal against the order of DJ Whiteley dated 25 November 2019 and directing consequential matters including costs be dealt with following written submissions

Alleged dental clinical negligence claim for damages of £100,000. The dental practice was operated by the First and/or Second Defendants (D1/D2) at the time C was a patient. D1 & D2’s Defence dated 20 June 2019 denied a non delegable duty of vicarious liability on the basis that the treating dentists were (in effect) independent self employed contractors

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