medical law

Corona Rules and Visitation Rights: The Tribunal Decision

During the pandemic the visitation rights in the hospital have strictly been restricted: is this however legally acceptable?  Let’s have a look at the case of the Leverkusen Local Court, Order of 30.05.2022 – 26 C 190/22 – The son of terminally ill patient granted access to the hospital despite hospital’s Corona rules stated the contrary […]

Birth Injuries & Compensation

OLG Oldenburg, Judgment of 13.11.2019 – 5 U 108/18 500,000 euros compensation for pain and suffering for birth injury after confusion of heartbeat In its judgment of 13 November 2019 (case number 5 U 108/18), the 5th civil senate of the OLG Oldenburg awarded 500,000 euros in damages for pain and suffering to a now […]

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