Understanding If and How Cooling Has Changed Birth Injury Litigation

June 26, 2019 2:15pm

Gary L. Riveles
Senior Partner
MacNeill, O’Neill & Riveles, LLC (Cedar Knolls, NJ)

Warren Rosenfeld, MD
Chair, Pediatrics
South Nassau Communities Hospital (Oceanside, N.Y.)

  • Determining whether cooling is an admission of HIE with far fewer and less severe criteria than ACOG
  • How does cooling affect plaintiff’s attorneys early filing of a suit as damages may not be accurately evaluated until age 7 or later?
  • What is the significance of a negative MRI following cooling and will it change with time if there was HIE?
  • Determining the effect of cooling on motor and intellectual function