n Without Prejudice - The resurrection of the debate? : medical law

Volume 15, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1681-178X



The Supreme Court of Appeal, on November 25 2014, handed down judgement in the case of (085/2014) ZASCA 182 in a decision that has revisited the famous case of 1924 AD 438 and the application of the maxim of . Both cases involved a claim for medical negligence wherein a surgical swab was retained during a surgical procedure.

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