Shoulder Dystocia: Examining the Latest Claims and Management of Key Risk Factors

June 27, 2019 9:30am

Carol B. Benson, MD
Professor of Radiology
Harvard Medical School
Director of Ultrasound and Co-Director of High Risk Obstetrical Ultrasound at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Boston, MA)

Christopher J. Donadio
Partner
Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf (New York, NY)

Catherine J. Flynn
Partner
Decotiis, Fitzpatrick, Cole & Giblin, LLP (Teaneck, NJ)

  • Examining latest claims being brought involving shoulder dystocia
  • Exploring signals for identifying susceptible patients
  • Assessing potential new evidence-based research or ideas that would assist in defending these types of claims
  • Addressing a plaintiff’s argument that no matter what happened during birth, a doctor should have known this injury may occur as a result of prenatal care