3 judgments found.

Zarrillo, Osvaldo Pablo v. Instituto Nacional de Servicios Sociales para Jubilados y Pensionados et al.

Country: Argentina
Year: 2005
Court: Supreme Court of Justice [Corte Suprema de Justicia de la Nación Argentina]
Citation: Z. 215. XXXIX.
Health Topics: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Health care and health services, Health information, Health systems and financing, Hospitals, Informed consent
Human Rights: Freedom of religion, Right of access to information, Right to bodily integrity, Right to health, Right to life, Right to privacy, Right to social security

The plaintiff filed a suit against the National Institute of Social Services for Retiree [Instituto Nacional de Servicios Sociales para Jubilados y Pensionados] and Prestaciones Médico Asistenciales S.A. [PAMI] for the reimbursement of the surgical procedure the plaintiff had to go through in a Hospital that wasn’t designated by the health insurance company. This occurred because …Read more

Tags: Access to healthcare, Access to treatment, Freedom of Thought, Health care professionals, Health information, Health insurance, Informed choice, Informed consent
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A v. New Zealand

Country: New Zealand
Year: 1999
Court: United Nations Human Rights Committee
Citation: CCPR/C/66/D/754/1997

The applicant, “A” (name withheld in decision),  was born in December 1955. “A” had one prior criminal conviction for threatening to damage property of Television New Zealand and was sentenced in October 1982 to one year probation. He was arrested again in October 1983 for harassing a young woman (B, name withheld) whom he had …Read more

Tags: access to justice, Arbitrary detention, Assault, Compulsory treatment, Detention, discrimination, Freedom of Thought, Health information, Imprisonment, Mental health, Mental illness, Paranoia, Psychiatry
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Sigurjonsson v. Iceland

Country: Iceland
Year: 1993
Court: European Court of Human Rights
Citation: 16 E.H.R.R. 462 (1993)
Human Rights: Freedom of association, Freedom of expression

The applicant, an Icelandic national, was a taxi driver and resident in Reykjavik, Iceland. He refused to join an automobile association which, inter alia, protected taxi-cab drivers’ rights. Membership of the association was, under an Icelandic law passed in 1989, a prerequisite for acquisition of a taxi-cab driver’s license. The applicant complained that the subsequent refusal …Read more

Tags: Employment, Freedom of Association, Freedom of Expression, Freedom of Thought, Right to Effective Remedy
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