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R (Mack) v HM Coroner for Birmingham and Solihull and others

Authors / Contributors: Debra Powell , Bridget Dolan
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R (Mack) v HM Coroner for Birmingham and Solihull and others
   
Issue: Whether a new inquest into a hospital death should be held where the coroner had not called the relevant treating doctor and had not heard evidence as to whether shortcomings in care were a one-off lapse or a systemic problem.
   
Court: Court of Appeal
   
Reference:   C1/2010/2469
   
Neutral Citation:   [2011] EWCA (Civ) 712
   
Judge(s): Lord Neuberger MR, Toulson and Etherton LJJ.
   
Date: 10 May 2011