||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 12 (Aug)
|| EWCA Civ 1160
||Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Brooke, Waller LJJ and Holman J
||Jane Mishcon (instructed by Preston Goldburn) for the claimant.
||Kate Gollop (instructed by the Solicitor for the Medical Protection Society) for the defendant.
||31 July 2003
Negligence - Duty of care - Medical practitioner - Finding of liability - Judge's approach to evidence - Appeal.
In the circumstances, the judge below had failed adequately to address inherent improbabilities in the claimant's case. In those circumstances, his finding of liability on the part of the defendant general practitioner could not stand, and a retrial was ordered.
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