TOOMBES (A PROTECTED PARTY WHO SUES BY HER MOTHER AND LITIGATION FRIEND, TOOMBES) v MITCHELL (SUED IN HIS OWN RIGHT AND AS A PARTNER IN, AND ON BEHALF OF ALL THE PARTNERS IN THE HAWTHORN MEDICAL PRACTICE)
 Med LR 220
QUEEN’S BENCH DIVISION
Before Mrs Justice Lambert
Clinical negligence – Preliminary issue – Wrongful conception and birth – Congenital spinal cord defect and disability – Whether liability under Congenital Disabilities (Civil Liability) Act 1976, section 1 or common law – Whether no cause of action as one for wrongful life.