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Service: Claims Management Cause: Fail To Warn-Informed Consent Specialty: Anaesthesia

The following information was requested:

Can you please tell me how many claims have been brought against anaesthetists for this rather specific indication: the performance of an epidural during labour that (a) the patient later

claims was performed without valid consent, and (b) where injury occurred?

If this is too specific, perhaps you could tell me how many claims were brought against anaesthetists for negligence to consent appropriately?

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