Medical negligence and cerebral palsy: a complex but relatively developed area of the law

  • A Bodiat Natmed Medical Defence (Pty) Ltd
Keywords: medical negligence, cerebral palsy


A review of the medical negligence cases from the past couple of years reveals that most of the cases that make it to court are related to birth injuries, and most of those are ones in which the baby has suffered a brain injury which caused cerebral palsy, says Aneesa Bodiat, head of legal at Natmed Medical Defence.

Author Biography

A Bodiat, Natmed Medical Defence (Pty) Ltd

Head of Legal Department, Natmet Medical Defence (Pty) Ltd

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