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C S v Anna Biedrzycka [2011] NSWSC 1213: Do administrative staff owe a duty of care to a patient’s sexual partners?

This case concerned a patient (LB) of a medical practice in Eastern Sydney who, due to the negligence of medical practitioners and staff, was not informed that she was HIV positive.  Unaware of her medical condition, LB had unprotected sexual intercourse with the plaintiff.  The plaintiff contracted HIV as a result.  read more