Delay in delivery causing brain injury

January 2011
Clinical Risk;Jan2011, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p33
Academic Journal
The article discusses a court case wherein the Claimant sustained a brain damage at birth due to the failure of the Defendants to effect delivery in time upon a trial of labor. It says that the Defendants admitted a breach of duty in May 2005, however, the denied causation. It tells that the negotiations resulted to a settlement which included a lump sum of 2,500,000 pounds, 240,000-pound periodical payments, and payment for the cost of the Claimant for the litigation.


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