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Leave to appeal granted in liposuction gross negligence manslaughter case: HKSAR v KWAN HAU CHI, VANESSA [2023] HKCA 662

Before: Hon Zervos JA in Court Date of Reasons for Judgment: 23 June 2023 The applicant was charged with manslaughter, contrary to Common Law and punishable under section 7 of the Offences against the Person Ordinance (Cap. 212). In 2014, Ms Lee Kar-ying Josephine (“V”) died following a liposuction procedure performed by the applicant, a registered medical practitioner. The prosecution’s case was that the applicant breached her duty of care to V and that her breach of duty caused V’s death and...

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