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Thompson, Joan v Jamaica Health Security Network Limited v Sewell, Clinton

Case Number: 
2016 HCV 04924
Neutral Citation: 
2022] JMSC Civ 18
Date of Delivery: 

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 – Whether the defendants are liable for psychiatric injury
Damages – Psychiatric injury – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – Mild to moderate difficulty functioning physically and emotionally – Quantum of damages


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