Doctor who spoke out on public health issue is suedBMJ 2005; 330 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.330.7489.439-a (Published 24 February 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:439
- Christopher Zinn
A doctor who claims he was doing his job according to the tenets of the Hippocratic oath when he spoke out about risks to health from the operations of a major logging company in Tasmania is being sued for causing alleged damage to the company's business activities.
Dr Frank Nicklason, a staff specialist physician at the Royal Hobart Hospital, is one of 20 defendants, including prominent environmentalists and another doctor, named in the writ by Gunns …
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