Medical Negligence – An update December 2017


Developments in Medical Negligence Law, since 2016 

by John Healy SC

Medical negligence cases continue to generate a significant number of reported decisions, some of them unique to their context (the parameters of the Dunne test) and many of them more generally applicable to the law governing limitation periods and the civil process. This lecture rounds up the significant developments since 2016.

Topics addressed are:

  • The Dunne Test, Locality, and the Defence of General & Approved Practice
  • Special Damages for Future Loss & the Real Rate of Return
  • Limitation Periods & the ‘Date of Knowledge’
  • Practice & Procedure

Teaching methods:  

e-Lecture, e-Paper;

Duration & pricing:

  • Net-Duration: 1 hour

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