Periodontal disease: The smoking defence

Sarah Mynard examines the complex issues of causation that arise in periodontal claims ‘Mrs Haughton brought a claim against her GDP, Dr Patel, for his failure to diagnose, treat and/or refer her for specialist advice for her CAP, which had caused the abscess.’ Bringing a claim for periodontal disease can be straightforward in terms of …
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Cases Referenced

  • Haughton v Patel [2017] EWHC 2316 (QBD)