High Court irons out causation

On 8 May 2013 the High Court handed down a decision in Wallace v Kam [2013] HCA 19, a case concerning a surgeon’s negligence for failing to warn his patient of the inherent risks of undergoing a medical procedure. The judgment confirms the application and proper interpretation of Section 5D of the Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW).

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