Childbirth Injury (FOI_6259)

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Service: Claims Management Injury: Brain Damage, Cerebral Palsy, Loss Of Baby, Stillborn Specialty: Obstetrics

The following information was requested:

(…) Specifically, we are interested in data related to negligence claims:

1. How many negligence claims are completed annually following the stillbirth of a child during delivery, and what is the average payout for these cases?
2. How many negligence claims are completed yearly following the death of a mother, and what is the average payout for these cases?
3. How many negligence claims pertain to intrapartum or postpartum haemorrhage, and what is the average payout for these cases?
4. How many annual negligence claims involve child injury leading to cerebral palsy?

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