[2008] LTLPI 01.05.09

Claimants suffered psychological injury and grief following stillbirth of their son. Mother and her husband (as secondary victim) alleged there was a negligent failure to correctly interpret suspicious tracing on CTG and inappropriate administration of Syntocinon. Claimants submitted correct interpretation of CTG would have resulted in obstetric review and expedited delivery.

Out of court settlement: £23,000 (estimated General Damages: for primary victim £15,000, for secondary victim £4,000).