It is estimated that 50,000 Canadians suffer a traumatic brain injury each year - and the majority of these are young adults.
Paul McGivern was an invited speaker and a panelist at the Birth Trauma Conference organized by CanLNC and held at the Vancouver Pan Pacific hotel on June 7, 2013. Susanne Raab and Natalia Ivolgina also participated in the conference. The conference featured top lawyers in the province practicing in birth trauma litigation and covered topics such as causes of cerebral palsy, standards of fetal monitoring, challenges in proving causation, and recent developments in the Supreme Court of Canada. Paul shared his knowledge in such areas as the use of experts in medical malpractice cases and recent pronouncements from the Supreme Court.
On Friday, May 24, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada delivered a judgment that is of interest to judges and lawyers across the country, and has special significance for one BC family.