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Introduction

Peri-natal injury causes a wide variety of disability and most of these claims involve consideration of complex medical issues and, if successful, will involve quantification of substantial losses.

This webinar aims to explain how disabilities arise, the ways in which causation should be considered and how to select experts in the relevant field.

What You Will Learn

This webinar will cover the following:

  • Possible breaches of duty
    • Premature birth
    • Labour progressing too quickly/slowly,
    • Failure to admit the mother
    • Failure to listen to the heartbeat
    • Interpretation of CTGs
    • Failure to observe the mother’s health
    • Delay of ventouse/forceps
    • Need for earlier caesarean section
    • Need for more effective care
  • Causation
    • Use of neuroradiology to assist with timing
    • The significance of post-birth encephalopathy and its complications
    • Hypo-glycaemia in the newborn
    • Neonatologist comment on blood gases and APGAR scores indicating peri-natal brain injury
  • Selection of experts in the fields of obstetrics, midwifery, neuroradiology and neonatology
  • Likely lines of defence from a Health Trust and the implications of the Serious Incident Report if generated in a case
  • The use of pre-action protocols to achieve resolution of issues where possible
  • Case management issues and the appropriate timetabling of liability issues with or without split trial
  • Negotiation and settlement tactics

This pre-recorded webinar will be streamed at 12:30pm on Monday 27th March 2023 and will remain available to view by delegates who have registered by then for 90 days.

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Peri-Natal Injury - Exploring Breach & Causation Issues

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