Clinical Judgments

Mukhtar Malik v St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust [2021] EWHC 1913 (QB)

Date
12th July 2021
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The case of Mukhtar Malik which hinges on a question of fact considers the issues of informed consent and a negligent failure to offer alternative treatments. The Facts In 2012, the Claimant attended his GP complaining of back pain and weakness in his legs. Matters deteriorated over the following two years, and, in July 2014 MRI scans […]

Ismail v Joyce [2020] EWHC 3453 (QB) 

Date
16th December 2020
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Ismail considered the question of how to resolve discrepancies where the Claimant’s medical records diverge from her narrative. Ismail stresses that the more compelling contemporaneous evidence a Claimant can adduce to support her version of events, the likelier it is that a Court will find in the Claimant’s favour. Facts Ismail concerned a claim against a GP for […]

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