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The admissibility of "bad character" evidence in clinical negligence trials

journal contribution
posted on 23.06.2022, 10:24 authored by Tracey Elliott

Reviews the law governing admissibility of similar fact evidence in clinical negligence cases, and considers when evidence of past misconduct might be heard. Examines the test for such admissibility, the approach to bad character evidence in Laughton v Shalaby (CA), and the lessons of the case. 

History

Citation

Journal of Personal Injury Law, 2022, 2, 102-109

Author affiliation

School of Law, University of Leicester

Version

VoR (Version of Record)

Published in

Journal of Personal Injury Law

Volume

2022

Issue

2

Pagination

102 - 109

Publisher

Sweet and Maxwell

issn

1472-9490

Copyright date

2022

Language

en