Cases: Medical Law

ABC v St George’s Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust [2020] EWHC 455 (QB)

  ABC v St George’s Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust [2020] concerned a hereditary disease and the duty of disclosure.   The case summary contains 384 words. Keywords: Medical Law – Human Rights – Mental health – Huntington’s disease – Non-disclosure – Breach of duty of care – Article 8 ECHR Facts: In ABC v St…

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Arb v IVF hammersmith [2018] EWCA Civ 2803

  Arb v IVF hammersmith [2018] concerned the forgery of informed consent and the father’s claim to recover damages for the birth of a healthy but unwanted child   The case summary contains 412 words. Keywords: Medical Law – Fertility treatment – Consent – Forgery of signature – Damages – Court of Appeal – Human…

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Bolam v Friern Hospital Management Committee [1957] WLR 582

  Bolam v Friern Hospital Management Committee [1957] concerned negligence and duty Of care.   The case summary contains 217 words. Keywords: Medical Law – Clinical negligence – Electro-convulsive therapy – Claim for damages – Duty of care Facts: In Bolam v Friern Hospital Management Committee [1957], the plaintiff was a voluntary patient at the…

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Darnley v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust [2018] UKSC 50

  Darnley v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust [2018] concerned the presence of a duty of care and its breach on the part of the respondent hospital.   The case summary contains 392 words. Keywords: Medical Law – Negligence – Medical care – Personal injury – Inaccurate information – Duty of care – Supreme Court…

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Evans v UK [2007] 4 WLUK 145 (no. 6339/05) [ECHR]

    Evans v UK [2007] concerned, inter alia, withdrawal of the partner’s consent to continued storage and implantation.   The case summary contains 455 words. Keywords: Medical Law – Human Rights – ECHR – Article 2 right to life – Embryos – Withdrawal of consent – In vitro fertilization – Right to respect for…

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