Chatterton v Gerson

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1980
Year1980
CourtQueen's Bench Division
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35 cases
  • Annissia Marshall v North East Regional Health Authority Saint Ann's Bay Hospital and Another
    • Jamaica
    • Court of Appeal (Jamaica)
    • 6 November 2015
    ...of the Bethlem Royal Hospital and Others [1985] 1 AC 871; Pearce and another v United Bristol Healthcare NHS Trust 48 BMLR 118; Chatterton v Gerson and Another [1981] QB 432; and Chester v Afshar [2005] 1 AC 134. He made the point that in each of these cases cited by counsel for the appella......
  • Marie O'Carroll v Paul F Diamond (practising as Paul F Diamond and Company Solicitors)
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court
    • 12 April 2005
    ...LTD UNREP NEW SOUTH WALES COURT OF APPEAL 15.4.1997 O'BRIEN v WHEELER UNREP NEW SOUTH WALES COURT OF APPEAL 23.5.1997 CHATTERTON v GERSON 1981 1 QB 432 HILLS v POTTER 1984 1 WLR 641 SMITH v BARKING 1994 5 MED LR 285 GEOGHEGAN v HARRIS 2000 3 IR 536 NEGLIGENCE Solicitors Non- client - Requi......
  • Geoghegan v Harris
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 21 June 2000
    ...INFORMED CONSENT IN AUSTRALIA 1988 62 ALJ 430 ROBERTSON "INFORMED CONSENT TO MEDICAL TREATMENT" 1981 97 LQR 102 CHATTERTON V GERSON 1981 1 QB 432 HILLS V POTTER 1984 1 WLR 641 SMITH V BARKING 1994 5 MED LR 285 SIDAWAY V BETHLEM ROYAL HOSPITAL GOVERNORS 1985 1 AER 643 JACKSON & POWELL PROFE......
  • Mrs Gabriele Shaw (The Personal Representative of the Estate of William Ewan (Deceased)) (Appellant/Claimant) v Dr Jan Kovac and Another (Respondents/Defendants)
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 18 July 2017
    ...of trespass to the person (in the absence of fraud or bad faith, which has never been pleaded in the present case); see, for example, Chatterton v Gerson [1981] 1 QB 432 at p. 443 (per Bristow J). That being so — and it is an approach which has consistently been applied by the courts – one ......
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3 books & journal articles
  • Biomedical Law and Ethics
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review No. 2017, December 2017
    • 1 December 2017
    ...Patients” (11 September 2012) at para 14. 40 Hii Chii Kok v Ooi Peng Jin London Lucien [2017] 2 SLR 492 at [150]. 41 Chatterton v Gerson [1981] QB 432. 42 Cap 177A, 2010 Rev Ed. 43 See Rachael Mulheron, “Has Montgomery Administered the Last Rites to Therapeutic Privilege? A Diagnosis and Pr......
  • NON-INVASIVE PRENATAL TESTING FOR ADULT-ONSET CONDITIONS: REPRODUCTIVE CHOICE AND THE WELFARE OF THE FUTURE CHILD.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 45 No. 2, April 2022
    • 1 April 2022
    ...(Cardozo J) (1914). (78) See, eg, ibid; Rogers (n 49) 490 (Mason CJ, Brennan, Dawson, Toohey and McHugh JJ) citing Chatterton v Gerson [1981] 1 QB 432, 443 (Bristow j); JWB (n 73) 234 (Mason CJ, Dawson, Toohey and Gaudron JJ). (79) See, eg, Re MB (Medical Treatment) [1997] 2 FLR 426, 444 (B......
  • Taking the Consequencies for Failure to Warn of Medical Risks
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review No. 63-2, March 2000
    • 1 March 2000
    ...350 Main Street, Malden, MA 02148, USA. 261* Law School, The Nottingham Trent University.1 An English case in point is Chatterton vGerson [1981] QB 432, but the same approach appliesthroughout the common law world. By contrast, if the patient is unaware of the broad nature oftreatment, the ......

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