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R v Jordan [1956]


  • A victim had almost recovered (in hospital) from stabbing wounds caused by the defendant
  • The hospital administered antibiotics, knowing that the victim was allergic to them
  • The victim died as a result of the antibiotics



  • No


  • The medical treatment was exceptionally poor, rendering it a supervening event
  • The original injuries wounds were not an operating cause of death
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