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British GP wins libel case against partners

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 16 January 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:148
  1. Clare Dyer, legal correspondent
  1. BMJ

    A British GP has accepted £50000 ($80000) damages for libel from his partners over suggestions in a press release that he was guilty of misconduct warranting his expulsion from the partnership.

    Dr Barry Robinson's partners barred him from the Lyme practice in Lyme Regis, Dorset, when he returned from a Christmas holiday two years ago. …

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