Causation in Birth Injury Cases

Source: The Verdict – Issue 177 / Summer 2023
Author: Lindsay McGivern
The Verdict Issue 177 - Summer 2023

This is the sixth article in our series aimed at providing a detailed examination of the challenges and pitfalls in different types of medical negligence lawsuits and approaches to overcoming them. In this article Lindsay McGivern discusses the complex issue of causation in the context of birth injury cases. This article focuses on issues related to proving that the birth injury would likely have been avoided if appropriate care had been provided.  

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