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#breach #negligence #tort
In the case of Bolam v Friern Hospital Management Committee [1957] 2 All ER 118, the liability of a doctor administering electro-convulsive therapy was considered. It was stated that:

A man need not possess the highest expert skill at the risk of being found negligent... it is sufficient if he exercises the ordinary skill of an ordinary competent man exercising that particular art.

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