This MWKA Online Talk was delivered on 21 July 2021 by Ms Jasmine Wong, Mr Wong Chee En and moderated by Ms Nur Amira binti Md Mashor. Please visit to register for upcoming talks.

Mistakes do happen in the course of medical treatment. Problems range from incorrect diagnosis to errors in surgery. How does the law balance the interest between patients who may have suffered injuries and medical providers who may have tried their best? Join us for this online talk in which our speakers will explain the law of medical negligence and what is involved in pursuing and defending a medical negligence lawsuit

Talk points:
● Overview on the law of medical negligence
● Obtaining/disclosing medical and hospital records
● Medical reports and expert witnesses
● Assessing damages for injuries suffered

Speakers: Jasmine Wong (Associate) and Wong Chee En (Associate)

Moderators: Nur Amira binti Md Mashor (Pupil in Chambers)

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

Understanding Medical Negligence Claims

30 August, 2021


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