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

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

Catchwords

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.

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