The subject of a doctor’s duty of care to his patient, especially as regards the giving of advice, is a controversial one. In recent times, the courts and the medical professions in several jurisdictions have given their varying responses. In the Hii Chii Kok case, the Singapore Court of Appeal was faced with the difficult challenge of whether to and, if so, how to change the law. The judgment is as complex as it is important.
Asian Studies | Medical Jurisprudence | Torts
Tort Law Review
Thomson Reuters (Professional)
LOW, Kee Yang.
Doctor's duty of disclosure and the Singapore Court of Appeal decision in Hii Chii Kok: Montgomery transformed. (2017). Tort Law Review. 25, (2), 79-91. Research Collection School Of Law.
Available at: http://ink.library.smu.edu.sg/sol_research/2504
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