Preparing the Complex Medical Malpractice Case: Kernicertus, An Example with Richard Halpern

Gluckstein Lawyers' 5th Annual Risky Business Conference - Starting and Finishing the Case: Common Pitfalls of Medical Malpractice Cases took place using a hybrid model, on October 18, 2023 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Our Risky Business Conference aims to educate lawyers, law clerks, health care practitioners, and others who wish to understand the nuanced aspects of medical negligence claims. The primary objective of this conference is to delve deep into the complexities of medical malpractice cases, shedding light on the key issues faced by lawyers, plaintiffs, defendants, insurers, and healthcare professionals alike. 

Kernicterus is a rare but serious neurological condition that can occur in newborns when severe jaundice goes untreated. It is characterized by the deposition of bilirubin in the brain, leading to permanent damage. Early detection and treatment of jaundice are crucial to prevent kernicterus.

In Preparing the Complex Medical Malpractice Case: Kernicertus, An Example, Richard Halpern discusses how to assess and prosecute difficult and complicated medical malpractice cases.