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Birth Injury: Cerebral Palsy and Intrapartum Hypoxia

Litigation Packet: Document Details

Packet Name: Birth Injury: Cerebral Palsy and Intrapartum Hypoxia

Updated Date: 3/17/2011 | Created Date: 12/6/2007 | Number of Pages: 2085
Summary of Packet:
  • Addresses issues common to cerebral palsy cases including causation, improper monitoring and assessment, failure of physicians and nurses to act on nonreassuring fetal heart rate patterns, failure to perform a cesarean section, placental pathology, neuradiology, and chain of command
  • Explores the science, investigation, filing, ACOG publications, common defenses, discovery, trial, settlement and how to establish causation
  • Depositions of obstetricians, nursing expert, infectious disease specialist, neonatologist, pediatric neurologist, maternal-fetal specialist, and defense life expectancy experts
  • Includes a medical resources page and an extensive medical glossary
  • Sample court documents include complaints, interrogatories, requests for production, and motions to suppress the testimony of expert witnesses
    [Deposition summary accompanies each deposition transcript]
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