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Case of note: ABC v. St. George’s University Hospital NHS FT, SW London & St. George’s Mental Health NHST and Another (High Court, 28 February 2020 – Yip J.)

In 2007 XX, who was ABC’s father, killed her mother. He was found guilty of manslaughter by reason of diminished responsibility and made subject to a hospital order under the Mental Health Act. He was placed at a facility run by the second defendant, where …

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Case of Note: Mordel v. Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust (High Court, 8 October 2019 – Jay J.)

This was a claim for ‘wrongful birth’. Ms. Mordel, whose first language was Polish although she spoke good English, became pregnant in 2014 and had her booking appointment with a community midwife at her GP’s surgery on 23 June. She agreed to undergo all six …

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Case of note: ZZZ v. Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (High Court, 26 June 2019 – Garnham J.)

ZZZ v. Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust A young woman (referred to as XXX) was a rear seat passenger in a car which was involved in a road traffic collision at 09.17 on 27 October 2011. She was wearing a lap seat belt but …

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Case of note: Hooper v. Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Central London County Court 15 February 2019 – Judge Baucher)

Causation in stroke case Factual summary Mr Hooper, a self-employed businessman aged 50, felt unwell at work on 18 July 2011. He was taken home by a colleague and his wife called an ambulance. He was admitted to Basildon Hospital at 13.04. The attending doctor …

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