Failure to Inform Patient of Diagnosis; C v County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust [2018]

Clinical Negligence barrister, Justin Valentine, provides readers with a case note focussing on application of Montgomery to inadequate but non-defective administrative systems in the context of failure to diagnose Crohn’s Disease/failure to inform patient of diagnosis.

Justin undertakes clinical negligence work with experience of a wide variety of claims including spinal injury, nursing care, psychiatric treatment, cosmetic surgery errors, misdiagnosis/delay in diagnosis, orthopaedic injuries, incorrect prescription, negligent dental treatment, surgical injuries, catastrophic and fatal injury claims.

As an advocate and litigant Justin has considerable experience representing families at inquests, and drafting complex high value Schedules of Loss in brain, catastrophic and fatal accident claims.

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