In this article Lucy Wilton, solicitor in clinical negligence and personal injury team, investigates how far does a state's obligation to protect someone from the risk of suicide extend. Discussion considers the following cases: Savage v South Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Keenan v United KingdomRabone and another v Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust, Reynolds v United Kingdom

The article was first published in the Tolley's Personal Injury Newsletter, June 2012 edition.

Drawing the line -Personal Injury Newsletter-June2012.pdf