Irish law. Medical negligence litigation has grown hugely in importance in recent years. Courts are now faced with complex questions on such matters as informed consent to treatment, causation and proof and the liability of hospitals. The book contains a series of papers addressing all of these issues written by experts in their field. Coverage includes: Causation and proof Damages Limitation of actions Liability of hospitals Informed consent Dunne principles relating to diagnosis and treatment Please note Bloomsbury Professional acquired this title from First Law in July 2010.