Paraplegic doctor fights for compensation

South Australia’s health department intends to appeal ruling that it must compensate a registrar who suffered a devastating spinal injury on his way to check on a seriously ill patient.

Dr Henry Buckett became a paraplegic after a motorcycle crash on his way to Flinders Medical Centre early on 6 June 2012.

He had been recalled at 7.30pm the night before to see the patient, who