Birth Injury Litigation


CLE Credits earned: 2 GENERAL (or 2 LAW & LEGAL for WA state)

This course provides a basic understanding of anatomy and the process of labor and delivery; the medical evidence created during the pregnancy and labor that will be necessary to establish liability; the post-delivery medical evidence that establishes the causative link between the health care provider’s negligence and the child’s injuries; and the evidence necessary to establish damages so that you maximize a full and complete recovery on behalf of your injured client.

Key topics to be discussed:

•   Medical evidence that establishes liability for a birth-related injury
•   Medical evidence that establishes causation for a birth-related injury
•   Medical and other evidence to prove the extent of brain damage and other birth injuries
•   Life Care Plans and Economic Valuation of Birth-related injuries

Date / Time: March 8, 2019

•   2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Eastern
•   1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Central
•   12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Mountain
•   11:00 am – 1:00 pm Pacific

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Original Broadcast Date: February 6, 2019

Deborah J. Gander, Esq. is a partner in the Miami law firm of Colson Hicks Eidson, where her areas of practice include medical negligence, truck accidents, significant personal injury and wrongful death. She served for six years as an adjunct professor at the University of Miami School of Law. She is a member of the Dade County (past chair, Civil Litigation Committee) and American bar associations, The Florida Bar and the American Association for Justice. Ms. Gander is board certified as a civil trial specialist by The Florida Bar. She is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA). Ms. Gander tried Bravo v. USA, which resulted in the largest judgment ever entered in a Federal Tort Claims Act ($60.9 million). As a result, she was named, along with her trial partner, as the 2006 Most Effective Civil Trial Lawyer in South Florida by the Daily Business Review. Ms. Gander is regularly included in the Florida Superlawyers publication, an honor bestowed upon less than five percent of attorneys in the state. She earned her B.S. degree and J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Miami.

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Section I. Factors Complicating Labor & Delivery (anatomy and medical issues)

Section II. Types of Birth Injuries

Section III. Establishing Liability and Causation

Section IV. Verifying and Establishing Damages

Section V. Maximizing Recovery thru Medical Testimony, Family Testimony, and a Life Care Plan