Boyce v Lorde and Another

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2 cases
  • Tesheira v Gulf View Medical Centre Ltd and Roopchand
    • Trinidad & Tobago
    • High Court (Trinidad and Tobago)
    • 27 March 2015
    ...limits of the application of Bolitho are evolving. See Mendonca JA in Deonarine. 87 A useful summary of this gold standard was set out in Boyce v. Lorde [2012] 3 LRC 167 as follows: “(a) The duty of care is determined by the state of medical knowledge and practice at the time of the alleged......
  • Mellissa Bissette v Queen Elizabeth Hospital
    • Barbados
    • High Court (Barbados)
    • 11 December 2020
    ...the contention that the use of catgut to seal the tears to the intestine was an acceptable medical choice in the circumstances. 39 In Boyce v. Lorde et al [2012] 3 LRC 167, the Barbados Court of Appeal opined that: “Legal authorities indicate that the assessment of medical risks and benefi......

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