Melchoir v Cattanach [2003, Australia]
In similar circumstances to McFarlane v Tayside Health Board, a parents’ claim was successful, and the possibility of a successful parents’ claim was left open, despite dissent of the financial implications of such a decision.
However, legislation then reversed this possibility; parents’ claims are now also barred in Australia.
Posted in Tort Law Revision Notes.
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