Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2015] All ER (D) 111 (Apr)
Neutral Citation: [2015] EWHC 1011 (QB)
Court: Queen's Bench Division

Knowles J

Representation Nicholas Yell (instructed by Simpson Millar) for the claimant.
  Alexander Antelme QC (instructed by Capsticks) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 17 April 2015


Medical practitioner - Negligence - Amputation - Claimant having leg amputated by surgeon working for defendant NHS Trust - Claimant bringing claim in negligence - Whether surgeon negligent - Whether defendant liable.

The Case

Medical practitioner Negligence. The claimant brought an action in negligence against a surgeon who had performed an amputation on the claimant's knee. The Queen's Bench Division dismissed the action on the evidence holding that there had not been any negligence.

If you are a LexisLibrary subscriber you can read more about this case here.