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Length:
30 minutes of audio
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In this CPDcast Ellen Parry from Leigh Day explains liability and quantum in cases of stillbirth and neonatal death. She sets how breach of duty and causation are approached in these cases, the difficulties posed during the investigation stages and how to assess loss of chance (Gregg v Scott [2005]).

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the tests of causation and breach of duty in cases of stillbirth and neonatal death;
  • Have considered the difficulties posed during the investigation stages;
  • Understand what disclosure items should be obtained during an investigation into stillbirth/neonatal death.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Legislative Updates
Sources and References:
  • Bagley v North Herts Health Authority & Ors. (1986) 136 NLJ 1014;
  • Fatal Accidents Act 1976;
  • Gregg v Scott [2005] All ER (D) 269 (Jan);
  • Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1934.
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In this CPDcast Ellen Parry from the Leigh Day provides an insight to liability and quantum in cases of stillbirth and neonatal death.

Date Recorded: 18th March 2014

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