What is Informed Consent and the Doctor-Patient Relationship in Law?

Without consent there is no “Doctor-Patient” relationship in law.
The Informed Consent Doctrine is the cornerstone of the Doctor-Patient relationship.   It has altering the attitudes of a new generation of Doctors towards their patients, and its requirements are now reflected in consent forms that heath care institutions require patients to sign upon admission and before various procedures are performed.
Setting the Boundaries for the Doctor-Patient Relationship…..

Another Admin Law decision this time Quashing a medical boards decision in an Insurance claim

Issue: Judicial review of an Administrative decision, a guy claimed injury in the course of employment, so he found Order 56 of the Supreme Court (General Civil Procedure) Rules 2015 (Vic) which allow the Court to review the opinion of the Medical Panel made under Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013(Vic) in respect of the his capacity to work. The Medical Panel’s opinion had effect that his claim must
fail and he loses his compensation.

Subrogation – Where your Insurance company goes after the party at fault

When entering into a settlement and subrogation agreement, it is essential that you are comfortable with the amount for which you are indemnifying the insured. If the amount is based on unreasonable assumptions and figures, or you are in fact mistaken about the loss suffered, the insured amount may not be recoverable in any subrogation claim.

A Kiss good bye to the McKenzie Friend?

Fair enough I suppose, but is it signalling a kiss good bye to the McKenzie Friend? They are related in that the McKenzie friend is the big brother of little amicus curiae in that little amicus would normally only put in a written submission for the Court to consider where as McKenzie friend gets to speak before the Court.