Category Legal Affairs

Natmed releases its Annual Survey of Medical Malpractice Judgments of 2018

15 May 2019 Natmed Medical Defence

Is there a medico-legal litigation “crisis” in South Africa? The Natmed review of the medico-legal handed down in 2018 paints a more nuanced picture. Natmed’s annual review of medical malpractice judgments of 2018 is a comprehensive review of all of the South African judgments of 2018 with a summary of facts, findings and commentary. The publication is free to Natmed clients who can obtain a copy by contacting

Undoubtedly, there is a large amount of litigation in various forms both in the public and private sector which is ongoing and in different stages of progress. Many cases are resolved in one way or another and for different reasons, before being argued in court or before a final judgment.

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