Refusing medical treatment: Evidencing unreasonableness

Helena Drage considers what issues of mitigation arise when a claimant refuses a recommended course of treatment

Cases Referenced

  • Edmonds v Lloyds TSB Group plc [2004] EWCA Civ 1526
  • Geest plc v Lansiquot [2002] UKPC 48
  • McAuley v London Transport Executive [1957] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 500
  • Noble v Owens [2008] EWHC 359 (QB)
  • Richardson v Redpath Brown & Co Ltd [1944] AC 62
  • Selvanayagam v University of the West Indies [1983] 1 WLR 585
  • Steele v Robert George & Co (1937) Ltd [1942] AC 497