Birth Injury Cases: Shoulder Dystocia | The American Association For Justice

Birth Injury Cases: Shoulder Dystocia

Litigation Packet: Document Details

Packet Name: Birth Injury Cases: Shoulder Dystocia

Updated Date: 9/25/2015 | Created Date: 8/10/2005 | Number of Pages: 2073
Summary of Packet:
  • Addresses substantive medical and legal issues that arise in shoulder dystocia cases including natural forces of labor defense
  • Identifies criteria for case selection and screening, discusses risk factors, and addresses common defenses
  • Includes deposition transcripts and summaries of plaintiff and defense expert witnesses regarding brachial plexus injury and Erb’s palsy
  • Sample court documents including complaints and Daubert motions and orders regarding maternal forces theory
  • AAJ Education speaker papers, national guidelines regarding shoulder dystocia and childbirth procedures, and other secondary resources
  • [Deposition summary accompanies each deposition transcript]
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