The Checkup

Episode 2: A complication or medical negligence… when are doctors liable to their patients?

February 14, 2019

Not all negligence cases are as dramatic as amputating the wrong limb or leaving a sponge inside a patient after surgery. They are usually far less obvious, and it can be difficult to determine whether a doctor has breached his or her duty of care.

BN Senior Associates Melissa Carius and Emma Harman discuss where we draw the line between a complication and negligence.

Episode notes: https://www.queenslandjudgments.com.au/case/id/87087

This episode of The Checkup was recorded and edited by Audio Advantage - www.audioadvantage.com.au