Bailey v MoD [2008]

Facts

  • Bailey underwent a gallstone operation
  • After the operation, he was cared for negligently, to the point that he aspirated his own vomit and suffered permanent brain damage

Issue

  • Was the hospital liable for the brain damage?

Decision

  • Yes

Reasoning

  • They materially contributed to the totality of Bailey’s condition
RELATED CASE  Tedstone v Bourne Leisure [2008]

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