This MWKA Online Talk was delivered on 25 October 2023 by Mr Jeremy Balang and Ms Alicia Chin and moderated by Ms Tharani Kunasekaran. Please visit to register for upcoming talks.


Have you or your loved ones been affected by medical negligence? Unsure about the types of damages you can claim against healthcare professionals and institutions? Recent Malaysian court cases involving brain-damaged infants with multi-million ringgit compensation awards are raising questions about higher damages and novel awards for medical negligence.

Join our webinar on damages in medical negligence, where we will explore the types of compensation available to patients and their families. Discover how recent court decisions may impact your case and the factors influencing awards of damages. Get the knowledge you need to navigate medical negligence claims confidently.

Talk points:

  • Types of damages awarded
  • Damages for different injuries
  • Evidence and aggravating factors
  • Recent cases and trends

Speakers: Jeremy Balang (Senior Associate) and Alicia Chin (Associate)
Moderator: Tharani Kunasekaran(Pupil in Chambers)

A copy of the talk slides in PDF format is available for download here.

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