Hotson v East Berkshire Area Health Authority 
- Negligent treatment had reduced Hotson’s chance of recovery such that he was left with permanent hip joint damage
- Could the hospital be liable for reducing the chance of recovery
- Not on the facts
- The chance of recovery was reduced by less than 25%; damages only where loss of chance greater than 50%
Posted in Tort Law Revision Notes.
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