Evaluating the Pros and Cons of Mother and Child Genetic Testing – Defense and Plaintiff Perspective

June 27, 2019 11:00am

Stephen A. Ryan
Senior Counsel
Chair, Birth and Catastrophic Injury Litigation Practice Group

Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin, P.C (King of Prussia, PA)

Daryl L. Zaslow
Eichen Crutchlow Zaslow, LLP (Edison, NJ)

  • Examining criteria for when should genetic testing be performed?
    • What type of tests should be performed?
  • Exploring potential consequences of failure to diagnose genetic condition in utero
  • Analyzing the increasing amount of scientific literature suggesting that genetics may play a much larger role in abnormalities at birth than previously thought
    • How do plaintiff-side attorneys view this development?