EXP v Barker

Negligence – Duty to take care. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division dismissed an appeal by the defendant consultant neuroradiologist against a finding that the defendant had negligently failed to identify and report a right middle cerebral artery aneurysm in the course of his review of an MRI brain scan carried out on the claimant. It was clear, amongst other things, that there had been no basis for the suggestion that the the judge had failed to apply the test in Bolam v Friern Hospital [1957] 2 All ER 118.

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