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general practitioner & the law of negligence

by Walter Scott, L.L.B.

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Published by Cavendish Pub. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Physicians -- Malpractice -- Great Britain.,
    • Medical personnel -- Malpractice -- Great Britain.,
    • Trial practice -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Other titlesGeneral practitioner and the law of negligence
      StatementWalter Scott.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKD2960.M55 S37 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 384 p. ;
      Number of Pages384
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL603380M
      ISBN 101859410235
      LC Control Number96197591

      Medical negligence comes in many forms and we tend to think of it from the perspective of large cases involving botched surgeries or incredible incompetence. However, a great number of medical negligence cases start and end with the general practitioner. The general practitioner is our first port of call when we have symptoms of a medical ailment. In the English law of tort, professional negligence is a subset of the general rules on negligence to cover the situation in which the defendant has represented him or herself as having more than average skills and abilities. The usual rules rely on establishing that a duty of care is owed by the defendant to the claimant, and that the defendant is in breach of that duty.

      German medical malpractice law is based on the Civil Code provisions on liability and on causes of action developed by case law. Under Indian law, services provided by a physician to a patient are considered to be not merely of a personal, but also of a contractual nature and fall within the Consumer Protection Act of The law of. Hill and Redman's Law of Landlord and Tenant covers everything from general common law rules to business tenancies and from private and public sector housing to agricultural tenancies. The information is divided into eight divisions, each containing narrative guidance, statutes and statutory : David Baron.

      in this book was correct at press time, the publisher and faculty do not assume and hereby disclaim any liability to any party for any loss, damage, or disruption caused by errors or omissions, whether such errors or omissions result from negligence, accident, or any other cause.   However, even patients that do not fall under the category of consumers under the Act can sue for negligence under the law of Torts. The burden to prove negligence, however, is on the patient. Landmark Cases: Pravat Kumar Mukherjee vs. Ruby General Hospital and ors. (AIR (4) CHN ).


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