Association of Personal Injury Lawyers
A not-for-profit organisation representing injured people

Wrongful birth claims: Theory, law and practice - The principles and the law: Claims for wrongful birth - A practical review

All levels - 1 hour

(Please note that the number of CPD hours may be subject to change)

This brand new two-part series will bring you right up to date on the theory, law and practice in wrongful birth claims.  Part one of this two webinar series will be presented by Dominic Ruck Keene and Shaheen Rahman QC.

This session can be watched as a stand-alone webinar, or alongside part two of the series - Wrongful birth claims: Theory, law and practice - Presenting, defending and valuing the claim.

This webinar will cover:

  • Introduction: categorisation and the potential for overlap
  • Numbers
  • The 4 key cases
    • McFarlane
    • Parkinson
    • Rees
    • Khan
  • Selection of pre-McFarlane cases
  • Selection of cases post-Rees 
  • A resolving status quo?
  • Anonymity
  • Duration of claim
  • Pure economic loss or personal injury?
    • Limitation
    • Discount rate
    • Benefits
    • PPOs


1 person: £65 + VAT
Small office (2 - 6 people): £105 + VAT
Large office (7 people or more): £160 + VAT
Whole organisation (All staff at all offices): £320 + VAT

Live or on-demand

New Listen on the go - download training as audio only (mp3), for all new webinars & on-demand training.

We encourage all attendees to watch the webinar live - this gives people the opportunity to ask questions and participate in polls.

All people registered for the webinar will automatically be emailed details to view the online recording following the webinar, whether you view live or not. Recordings are available to view for up to six months.

Live webinar
03 Feb 2022
13:00 - 14:00

On-demand recording
From 03 Feb 2022 to 03 Aug 2022