Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2004] All ER (D) 26 (Sep)
Neutral Citation: [2004] EWHC 2085 (Fam)
Court: Family Division
Judge:

Sumner J

Judgment Dates: 3 September 2004

Catchwords

Practice and procedure - Disclosure - Pre-action disclosure - Medical treatment - Diagnosis - Allegation that respondent failing properly to diagnose condition at early stage in child's treatment - Application for disclosure.

The Case

In considering whether to order full disclosure in the instant case, a balance had to be struck between the public and private interests in maintaining the confidentiality of the information and the public and private interest in permitting, indeed requiring, its disclosure for certain purposes.

Practice Areas

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