02 Mar '11, 12am

Surgeon Susan Lim 'using mumbo-jumbo'

Surgeon Susan Lim 'using mumbo-jumbo'

Last week, Dr Lim's lawyer accused the SMC of being biased against her. Mr Yeo argued that her accusation that the "deck had been stacked" against her "doesn't hold water". -- PHOTO: ST READER LAWYERS for the Singapore Medical Council (SMC) on Tuesday argued that there was no good reason for Dr Susan Lim to try and block the disciplinary hearing against her before it was concluded. They said the court should view with suspicion her use of technical 'mumbo- jumbo' to derail the inquiry. Stopping the 'train' midway through could result in 'a potential injustice', argued Senior Counsel Alvin Yeo. 'If the doctor is guilty, she would get off scot-free,' he said. 'If she was innocent - if there was a fee agreement and she rendered such a good job for the patient who trusted her - those facts would emerge.' Dr Lim would then come out as 'pure as the driven snow', he said. Read th...

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