Misuse of 'dead experts' key to GP's defamation appeal win

The Full Court said the expert reports, dating back more than 20 years, should not have been admitted in evidence

A GP caught up in the Chelmsford deep sleep therapy scandal has been given another chance to clear his name after an appeal court found evidence from "dead experts" was wrongly used to throw out his multimillion-dollar defamation lawsuit.

Dr John Gill
Dr John Gill. Photo: Newspix.

Dr John Gill and former psychiatrist Mr John Herron both worked at Chelmsford Hospital in Sydney in the