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  • 23 April 2015 Conflicting expert testimonies - Which approach should the court take?
    The Supreme Court of Appeal handed down a judgment on 26 September 2014 in the matter of Medi-Clinic Limited v George Vermeulen (504/13) [2014] ZASCA wherein it upheld an appeal against an order of the North Gauteng High Court, Pretoria, by finding the appellant to have not negligently caused the pressure sores that the respondent sustained during his admission and treatment at the appellant's hospital in Nelspruit.  The issue before the appeal court was the avoidability of bedsores in critically ill patients. In coming to a decision, the court reaffirmed the principles involved when critically assessing directly opposing expert evidence.
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