Causation – the Search for Clarity
November 29 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
John Coughlan QC, No.5 Barristers Chambers
John will explore the conceptual foundations of the principles of factual and legal causation applied in practice every day. He will explain and assess the legal tools and devices to be deployed in the medicolegal context, touching on cases involving successive tortfeasors, multiple causes, increased risk of harm and the proper role of the doctrine of material contribution.