Dental Negligence, Vicarious Liability and Non-Delegable Duty: A Test Case

Hughes v Rattan [2021] EWHC 2032 (QB) In Hughes v Rattan [2021] EWHC 2032 (QB), the High Court was asked to answer the following question: was the owner of a dental practice liable for the dental negligence of a self-employed dentist engaged to work in the practice? The claim arose from NHS…

Non-Delegable Duty: Different Dentist, Same Drill

Around this time last year, Dominic Ruck Keene examined the County Court decision in Ramdhean v Agedo and The Forum Dental Practice Limited 2020 WL 00620352. HHJ Belcher concluded that a dental practice owed a non-delegable duty of care with respect to treatment carried out by a dentist working there.…

Vicarious Liability – Associate Dentists

Ramdhean v Agedo and The Forum Dental Practice Limited 2020 WL 00620352  This article originally appeared in Issue 5 (May 2020). The Facts  The claim arose out of allegedly negligent care given to the Claimant at a dental surgery. A preliminary hearing was held at Leeds County Court to consider…