Liability for prenatal injuries.

@article{Bergen1963LiabilityFP,
  title={Liability for prenatal injuries.},
  author={Richard P. Bergen},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1963},
  volume={183},
  pages={
          805
        }
}
To the Editor: —This brief article was intended to point up the growing legal risk to physicians in connection with prenatal injuries. Perhaps it did not do justice to the court's analysis of the evidence on causation. The court did not, on its own, attempt to decide what the probable cause of the cerebral palsy might be. It merely evaluated the testimony of the doctors presented by both sides. It held that there was ample evidence to permit a jury to find that negligence of the physician in… CONTINUE READING

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