The scope of duty principle revisited by the Supreme Court in a wrongful birth case. Khan v Meadows
This case concerned the limits of the scope of duty principle in a wrongful birth claim. In particular, the Supreme Court examined whether a claimant could bring an action in negligence for the costs of bringing up a disabled child who would not have been born but for the doctor’s negligent information/advice.
CitationJasmine Blow, 'The Scope of Duty Principle Revisited by the Supreme Court in a Wrongful Birth Case: Khan v Meadows' (2021) 37(4) Journal of Professional Negligence 161
Author affiliationSchool of Law, University of Leicester
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