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13 judgments found.

Bures v The Czech Republic

Country: Czech Republic
Year: 2012
Court: The European Court of Human Rights
Citation: [2012] ECHR 1819
Health Topics: Chronic and noncommunicable diseases, Controlled substances, Disabilities, Health care and health services, Hospitals, Informed consent, Medicines, Mental health
Human Rights: Freedom from torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, Right to liberty and security of person

This case concerned an application against the Czech Republic lodged with the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) under Article 34 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms (the Convention). The applicant alleged that he was ill-treated in a sobering-up centre in violation of Article 3 of the Convention, and …Read more

Tags: Compulsory commitment, Compulsory treatment, Controlled substances, Cruel treatment, Custody, Degrading treatment, Detainee, Detention, Hospitals, Informed consent, Involuntary commitment, Involuntary confinement, Mandatory commitment, Mental disability, Mental health, Mental institution, Neurological diseases, Psychiatry, Psychology, Psychosis, Psychotropic drugs, Rehabilitation, Torture
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R v Kuoth

Country: Australia
Year: 2010
Court: Supreme Court of Victoria – Court of Appeal
Citation: [2010] VSCA 103

The applicant Mr.Kuoth was sentenced by the County Court of Victoria on two counts, which were related to the same victim and the same evening, but were separated in time. He was sentenced to punishment for his reckless conduct endangering persons under s.23 of the Crimes Act 1958, where he had unprotected sex with the …Read more

Tags: HIV/AIDS, Infectious diseases, Informed consent, Right to Due Process/Fair Trial, Right to Liberty and Security of Person, Sexual and reproductive health
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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
Download Judgment: Spanish