Duty Of Care: A Case Study Essay

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The hospital also failed to carry out a Caesarean section, which meant the delivery of James was delayed so he did not get enough oxygen to his brain which left him with cerebral palsy. The hospital as a whole owed Suzanne a duty of care, it was foreseeable that leaving James in the womb too long could cause damage, there was physical proximity as Suzanne and James was in the hospital so it was fair, just and reasonable to impose a duty of care as it was the hospitals responsibility to take care of their

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