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Informed Consent for Birth Injuries Takes a Small Step Forward

After a 13 million dollar verdict in favor of a mother who was not informed that a cesarean section was an option, the court decided that informed consent needs to involved information about all options. The mother’s son suffered a birth injury because of the lack of consent. The traumatic birth injury the child suffered from was cerebral palsy. This is a huge step for patients informed consent. To read the entire article click here “Informed Consent for Birth Injuries Takes a Small Step Forward