LB S v DA, MB, GG, RF, MA-B (by her CG), MG & MF (by their CG)

March 2022

Concurrent criminal proceedings due to the medical evidence suggesting that injuries were consistent with non-accidental shaking type injury.

·      The case involved Complex medical evidence, numerous injuries over 3-6 week period of 12 week old child.

·      Conflict amongst medical experts regarding possibility of half-sibling causing some of the injuries sustained by child.

·      Conflict amongst medical experts relating to other injuries, whether marks were consistent with cigarette burns or skin infection.

·      Consideration of whether sibling required further ABE/Triangle assessment.  Evidence against subject child by non-subject child.

·      RE W reports required of subject and non-subject child.

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