Paul McGivern was invited to speak to the Canadian Caucus of the American Association for Justice at their conference in Denver, Colorado on July 7, 2018. Paul provided the group with his approach to the initial intake and investigation of birth injury cases. He described the need to manage the risks inherent in these complicated cases by using a systematic approach that front-loads the necessary investigation and analysis.
Paul’s comments covered a range of topics, including the initial collection and review of records, retaining and instructing experts, and anticipating and preparing for defences that may be advanced. Paul’s experience and expertise ensured that his talk was full of practical advice to assist lawyers in their management of these complex cases, and his insight and guidance were well-received by the members of the Canadian Caucus.