Monitoring During Labour

NKX v Barts Health NHS Trust [2020] EWHC 839 (QB)  This article originally appeared in Issue 6 (September 2020). The Facts  This was a liability only hearing where the Claimant alleged that his mother was given insufficient warning that she should have continuous fetal monitoring (“CFM”) when she was in…

Damned Lies: Risk, Statistical Association and Causation

Clements v Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust [2018] EWHC 2064 AB v East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust [2019] EWHC 3542 (QB)  This article originally appeared in Issue 4 (March 2020). We are all familiar with the challenge of proving that a given breach of duty was causally relevant to injury…