Psychiatry Injury in UK Law

  • McLoughlin v O'Brian
    • House of Lords
    • 06 May 1982
    ...... of care to the appellant because the possibility of her suffering injury by nervous shock, in the circumstances, was not reasonably foreseeable. . ...For too long earlier generations of judges have regarded psychiatry and psychiatrists with suspicion, if not hostility. Now, I venture to ......
  • R v Ireland; R v Burstow
    • House of Lords
    • 24 Jul 1997
    ...... to deal with persistent offenders who cause serious psychiatric injury to victims. Section 4(1) of the Act of 1997 which creates the offence of ...Psychiatry is and will always remain an imperfectly understood branch of medical ......
  • King v Bristow Helicopters Ltd Re M
    • House of Lords
    • 28 Feb 2002
    ...... article 17 of the Warsaw Convention is an antithesis between bodily injury and mental injury, the latter being outside the scope of article 17. I can ..., there is the undoubted fact that medical science generally and psychiatry in particular have advanced since 1929. While it is a matter for expert ......
  • R v Offen and Others (No 1)
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 09 Nov 2000
    ...... by Dr Sameer P Sarker, Specialist Registrar in Forensic Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry at Maudsley, for consideration by the ...The risk being of personal injury which could be serious or fatal. Both Dr Earp and Mr Hyde refer to lack of ......
  • R v Erskine; R v Williams
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 14 Jul 2009
    ...... explained that it was sufficient if he intended that really serious injury should be caused. Subsequently, as counsel described the matter in open ...di Lustro, a senior registrar in forensic psychiatry. Her report is dated 10 September 1999. Apart from her interviews with the ......
  • Stephen andrew Dowds v The Queen
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 22 Feb 2012
    ...... chiefly about the neck, where he severed the carotid artery causing injury from which she would have died within seconds. Both he and she were ... but should be responsive to developments in medicine and psychiatry; and ii) the altered formulation would help to make clearer the ......
  • XP v Compensa Towarzystwo SA (First Defendant) Mr Przeyslaw Bejger (Second Defendant)
    • Queen's Bench Division
    • 13 Jul 2016
    ......CAUSATION OF PSYCHIATRIC INJURY ..., these are my findings on the causation of the Claimant's psychiatry injury: a) Accident 1 caused the Claimant to suffer PTSD ......
  • R (Wright) v Secretary of State for the Home Department
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 20 Jun 2001
    ...... and accurate record of the possible signs of ill-treatment and injury and an objective analysis of clinical findings, including the cause of ... proceeded to deteriorate, a prison doctor, unqualified in psychiatry, reverted to Mark Keenan's previous medication without reference to the ......
  • Masterman-Lister v Brutton; Masterman-Lister v Jewell
    • Queen's Bench Division
    • 15 Mar 2002
    ......He had a very severe closed head injury which caused cerebral contusion and rendered him unconscious for ..., and does not have the background in neuropsychiatry or general psychiatry enjoyed by Dr. Jacobson. I prefer the view expressed by Dr. Jacobson, Dr. ......
  • R v Bournewood Community and Mental Health NHS Trust, ex parte L (Secretary of State for Health intervening)
    • House of Lords
    • 25 Jun 1998
    ...... Society of Psychiatrists, and the Chairman of the Faculty for Psychiatry and Old Age of that Society; and also by the Executive Director of the ... ambulance of unfortunate people who have been taken ill or suffered injury and as a result are incapacitated from expressing consent. I wish further ......
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