Involuntary Manslaughter - Gross Negligence Cases

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Adomako
D was anesthetist for V who was having an operation, during which his oxygen tube came loose and he had a heart attack leading to brain damage. V died 6 months later. Ds failure to act was grossly negligent.
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Wacker
D was taking 60 immigrants in his lorry to the UK. while on the channel ferry he closed the air vent to stop them being discovered. The ferry took longer than expected and 58 died. Convicted as he had a duty of care.
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Willoughby
D owned a disused pub. V was killed when the pub was set on fire. D was alledge to have asked V to set the pub on fire by poring petrol around. D was grossly negligent and was convicted of manslaughter.
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Evans
D lived with her mum and half sister who was a drug addict. D bought her heroin, V overdosed. D and the mum did not get help & sent her to bed. V died. Both convicted as mum had a duty of care and so did D as she had crated a state of affairs.
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R v Misra; R v Srivastava
Ds were doctors who had the post operative care of V. V had surgery then developed an infection. Ds failed to diagnose. V died. Both charged with gross negligence manslaughter, CofA upheld this.
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Lindar (Subjective Reckless Manslaughter)
D
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Lindar (Subjective Reckless Manslaughter)
D and others were kicked out of a put, went to their range rover (D was driving) one shouted something to the doorman who came over to the car and put his arm through the open passenger window. D drove of
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Lindar (Subjective Reckless Manslaughter)
D and others were kicked out of a put, went to their range rover (D was driving) one shouted something to the doorman who came over to the car and put his arm through the open passenger window. D drove off with V half in and half out. V was dragged
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Wacker

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D was taking 60 immigrants in his lorry to the UK. while on the channel ferry he closed the air vent to stop them being discovered. The ferry took longer than expected and 58 died. Convicted as he had a duty of care.

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Willoughby

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Evans

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R v Misra; R v Srivastava

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