FST354 ETHICAL & LEGAL ASPECTS IN PHYSIOTHERAPY. Presented by: Mr. A.P. Frewen UFS firstname.lastname@example.org. November 20, 2014. CHAPTER 3 CIVIL LIABILITY. What is “liability” ?.
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Mr. A.P. Frewen
November 20, 2014
Vuyo is a 75 year old male. He recently recovered from a motor vehicle accident in which he, amongst other things, broke his legs. After the plaster had been removed, he approaches Freddy, a physiotherapist. During Vuyo’s first session with Freddy, Freddy picks him up from his wheelchair whilst adjusting the bed and causes Vuyo to fall and suffer serious injuries. Vuyo wants to institute a claim against Freddy for his medical expenses in this regard.
In our example, Freddy was negligent.
THE RIGHT TO PRIVACY
PATIENTS’ RIGHT TO PRIVACY
IN OUR CASE LAW: