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Jun

17

Approach to Medical Negligence Claims by Malaysian Courts

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by Mah Weng Kwai, Judge of the Court of Appeal, Malaysia Introduction Prior to 29/12/06 the test for medical negligence accepted by the Courts in Malaysia was generally known as the Bolam Test or the BolamPrinciple. This test was applied to determine the doctor’s standard of care in relation to the treatment and information given to the patient. […]

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Jun

17

False and misleading statements

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by Raymond Mah & Gan Chong Chieh  Guilty or not guilty? Managers and directors carry the heavy responsibility of keeping customers happy, employees productive and shareholders well rewarded. At the same time, the law imposes on them stringent compliance and reporting standards, of which any failure to comply may result in a conviction together with hefty fines or […]

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