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Medical negligence in Malaysia - cases and commentary (2nd edition)

Jahn Kassim, Puteri Nemie (2021) Medical negligence in Malaysia - cases and commentary (2nd edition). Sweet & Maxwell, Subang Jaya, Selangor. ISBN 978-967-2929-50-6

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Medical Negligence in Malaysia: Cases and Commentary, first published in 2009, was the first book containing cases and commentaries of medical negligence in Malaysia, comprising the case law from 1950s to 2009. This Second Edition continues to be the lead reference on medical negligence case law in Malaysia, providing a useful compilation of local medical negligence cases with additional updates of cases from 2010 to 2020. This updated edition contains more than 50 new medical negligence cases including three major Federal Court rulings which develop the law in this area: Dr Hari Krishnan & Anor v Megat Noor Ishak bin Megat Ibrahim & Anor (and Another Appeal) [2018] 1 AMR 209 (aggravated damages); Dr Kok Choong Seng & Anor v Soo Cheng Lin (and Another Appeal) [2017] 6 AMR 609 (non-delegable duty of hospital); and Zulhasnimar binte Hasan Basri & Anor v Dr Kuppu Velumani P & 2 Ors [2017] 5 AMR 413 (standard of care for duty to diagnose, treat and warn). Key Features of the Book - • Additional medical negligence case law from 2010 to 2020 • Comprehensive commentary that discusses the development of medical negligence law from the 1960s up to the present • Analysis of cases with summary of facts and holdings, accompanied by key excerpts of the court’s judgment, highlighting the key issues and legal principles • Concise notes on the quantum of damages awarded • Subject Index facilitates easy and quick research

Item Type: Book
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws
Depositing User: Professor Dr Puteri Nemie Jahn Kassim
Date Deposited: 04 Aug 2021 14:48
Last Modified: 09 Aug 2021 14:57
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/90154

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