We are fortunate in New South Wales to benefit from some of the most highly trained medical practitioners in the world. However, incorrect diagnoses and… Read More »Medical Negligence & the Inquest into the Death of Luke Wood
Elayoubi v Zipser  NSWCA 335 This case is a very good example of an unusual outcome that may occur in the event of two… Read More »Multiple Causation in Medical Negligence Claims
As medicine and science continue to unlock the mysteries of the human body, we are exposed more and more to intervention by doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, dentists, opticians, etc – the list is seemingly endless. There has been much talk about restricting the rights of patients to sue their doctors for negligence and some steps in this direction have already been taken. This seems unfair in light of a recent study that estimated that 90% of negligent events in public hospitals go unreported.