Medical Negligence

Chin Keow v Government of Malaysia [1967] 2 MLJ

Government of Malaysia & Anor v Chin Keow [1965] 2 MLJ 91

Hor Sai Hong & Anor v University Hospital & Anor [2002] 5 MLJ 167

Inas Faiqah Mohd Helmi (A Child...) v. Kerajaan Malaysia & Ors [2016] 2 CLJ 885

Zulhasnimar bt Hasan Basri v. Dr Kuppu Velumani P & Others-pending appeal at Federal Court

Montgomery v. Lanarkshire Health Board [2015] UKSC 11

Dr Wan Himratul Azna bt Wan Harun v Dato Dr Rohan Malek Johan & Ors [2017] MLJU 16

Rohgetana a/p Mayathevan ...v Dr Navin Kumar & Ors and another appeal [2017] MLJU 80

 

 

Healthcare Centre's Liability

Dennis Lee Thian Poh & Ors v. Dr Michael Samy & Anor [2013] 3 MLJ 857-pending appeal at Federal Court

Chai Beng Hock  v. Sabah Medical Centre Sdn Bhd & Ors

Soo Cheng Lian v. Dr Kok Choong Seng & Sunway Hospital - Federal Court decision dated 26.9.2017

 

Expert - Medical

Malaysian Medical Council - Guideline on Expert Witness

Section 45 & 46 of Evidence Act. 

 

Medical Records

Udhaya Kumar a/l Karuppusamy & Anor v. Penguasa Hospital Daerah Pontian & Ors [2004] 2 MLJ

Nurul Husna Muhammad Hafiz & Anor v. Kerajaan Malaysia & Ors [2015] 1 CLJ 825

 

Confidentiality

Malaysian Medical Council - Code of Professional Conduct-Abuse of Confidence

Prevention & Control of Infectious Diseases Act 1988

Poisons Act 1952 

Criminal Procedure Code 

Dr Tan Ah Ba v Dr Wong Foot Meow [2012] 7 MLJ 467

Lee Ewe Poh v Dr Lim Teik Man & Anor [2011] 1 MLJ 835

Tarasoff v Regents of the University of California (1976) 551 P. 2d 334.

 

Pregnancy & Causing Miscarriage

Munah Bt Ali v Public Prosecutor [1958] 1 MLJ 159

PP v Dr Nadason Kanalingam [1985] 2 MLJ 122

Ong Bak Hin v General Medical Council [1956] 1 MLJ 117

Chan Phuat Khoon v Public Prosecutor [1962] 1 MLJ 127

Penal Code Section 312, 313, 314, 315 and 316

Pendakwa Raya lwn. Wong Ah Kean [2010] 7 MLJ 802]

Mary Shim v. Public Prosecutor [1962] 1 MLJ 132

 

Gross Medical Negligence & Criminal Liability

R v Adomako [1994] Q.B. 302, [1995] 1. A.C. 171

R v Prentice and Sullman

Rv Misra and Srivastava [2005] 1 Cr. App. R 21

Penal Code Section 304A - Causing death by negligence

R v Honey Rose (Optometrist) 2016

 

Euthanasia

R v Shipman

R v Dr Cox (1992) 12 BMLR 38

Penal Code Sections 299, 300, 306 and 308

 

Suicide

Penal Code Section 305, 306 and 309

PP v. Yew Kah Sin -reported in the newspaper 14.4.2017

PP v. Ali Juhar Jamal Hussin- reported in the newspaper 13.9.2017

 

Coroner's Court

P Karuna Nithi- Seremban Sessions Court (pending revision at High Court)

C.Sugumar

Pharmacist

In Prendergast v Sam and Dee Ltd; Kozary and Miller

Dwyer v Rodrick

•Poisons Act 1952 (revised 1989)

•Registration of Pharmacists Act 1951 (revised 1989)

•Dangerous Drugs Act 1952

•Sale of Drugs Act 1952 (revised 1989)

•Medicines (Advertisement and Sale) Act 1956 (revised 1983)