Archive for June, 2016

Hall v North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, QBD (Judge Forster QC) 26/05/2016

A midwife who had turned away from a woman in the second stage of labour to switch on a machine was not negligent. The Claimant was under the care of a midwife and a first-year student midwife when she gave birth in the second stage of labour, standing by her bed with the student midwife […]

June 28, 2016 В· Editorial Team В· Comments Closed
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DS (By his mother and Litigation Friend FS) v Northern Lincolnshire & Goole NHS Foundation Trust [2016] EWHC 1246 (QB)

The Claimant, a child who suffered at least 39 minutes of acute and profound hypoxia immediately before birth which caused brain damage, had failed to establish that there had been a negligent delay of six to nine minutes in his delivery that materially affected his cognitive reasoning abilities. The Court found that there had been […]

June 15, 2016 В· Editorial Team В· Comments Closed
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