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Tort Law — Informed Consent; Uncommon Risks

Date Citation Note
31.01.2001 BGH NJW 2001, 2798 VI ZR 353/99 (Hamm)  
15.02.2000 BGH NJW 2000, 1784 VI. Civil Senate (VI ZR 48/99) Informed consent
Duty to disclose 'even extremely uncommon risks'; disclosure can take place through leaflet, but a doctor has to satisfy himself that the patient has read the document
§ 823 BGB
21.11.1995 BGH NJW 1996, 776 VI. Civil Senate (VI ZR 329/94) Patient’s consent
Amount of information that the treating doctor has to provide concerning possible risks associated with treatment
§ 823 BGB