Court Fines Doctor Who Did Not Tell Patient Hepatitis B Vaccine Causes Multiple SclerosisChild Health Safety, 8 January 2013
A French Court has fined a doctor 3000 Euros for failing to inform a patient of all side effects of a vaccination. This included the risk of multiple sclerosis from the Hepatitis B vaccine.
This is an important decision which reinforces in law the doctor’s obligation to obtain informed consent from a patient.
The full story can be read in this Google translation from a French law website for French lawyers:
By William COLLART – Lawyer | 24-12-201
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