|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 65 (Mar)|
|Neutral Citation:|| EWHC 321 (QB)|
|Court:||Queen's Bench Division|
|Representation||Robert Weir (instructed by Hugh James Ford Simey) for the claimant.|
|Gregory Chambers (instructed by Welsh Health Legal Services) for the defendant.|
|Judgment Dates:||7 March 2002|
Damages - Personal injury - Nervous shock - Entitlement to recover damages for nervous shock - Mother with infant son in hospital - Son suffering from hepatitis ||Hospital failing to diagnose son properly - Son suffering major epileptic fit causing irreparable brain damage - Son dying 36 hours later - Hospital at fault for sons death - Mother suffering pathological grief reaction - Whether mother entitled to damages for psychiatric injury.