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HENDERSON (A PROTECTED PARTY, BY HER LITIGATION FRIEND, THE OFFICIAL SOLICITOR) v DORSET HEALTHCARE UNIVERSITY NHS FOUNDATION TRUST

[2021] Med LR 26

SUPREME COURT

Before Lord Reed,Lord Hodge,Lady Black,Lord Lloyd-Jones,Lady Arden,Lord Kitchin,Lord Hamblen

Clinical negligence – Illegality – Ex turpi causa non oritur actio – Claim arising out of manslaughter by reason of diminished responsibility – Whether claim permissible where claimant's responsibility for homicide not significant.

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