Compo wrangle for doctor paralysed on way to see patient

SOUTH Australia’s health department is looking to appeal after losing its second bid to avoid compensating 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 had a significant brain injury, and had not left the hospital until 11pm. 

The hotly contested case is unusual in that it turns on a

Latest

Trending