Personal Injuries – medical negligence
Quinn v State of Queensland (No. 2) [2016] QDC 156 A bowel cancer patient on the public list at Rockhampton hospital has battled objections to the delay in start of injury compensation proceedings caused by the 3 ½ years it took to obtain a medical report supportive of her case against a surgeon who provided unconventional...
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Cielo v Fitzgerald & Anor; Cielo v Keighran & Anor [2015] QSC 330 The defendants sought the plaintiff’s claim to be dismissed for want of prosecution under r. 389 of the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 1999. The negligence claimed was alleged between 2002 and 2003, with PIPA claims in 2005 and shortly followed by an...
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Mules v Ferguson [2015] QCA 5 Further to my earlier post – the Court of Appeal upheld the appeal of the plaintiff (McMurdo P and Boddice J with Applegarth J dissenting) because: There was evidence of restriction of movement of the neck, which if the G.P exercised reasonable care and skill, warranted a physical examination, and...
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