Joseph, Robert v Moutary, Issoufou

Case Number: 
2015 HCV 01602
Neutral Citation: 
[2022] JMSC Civ 93
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Negligence – Medical negligence – The duty of care owed by a medical practitioner to a patient – Breach of the duty of care – Causation – Foreseeability of damage – Remoteness of damage
Damages – Tenderness to the right lower abdomen – Indication of bacterial infection – Localized free air outside the bowel – A sentinel loop of bowel – Perforation of the sigmoid colon resulting from prior colonoscopy – Quantum of damages



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