Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2009] All ER (D) 272 (Jan)
Neutral Citation: [2009] EWHC 140 (Fam)
Court: Family Division
Judge:

Hedley J

Representation The father and L appeared in person.
  John Tughan for the local authority
  Kahatun Sapnara for A's Guardian.
Judgment Dates: 30 January 2009

Catchwords

Family proceedings - Evidence - Expert evidence - Expert and district judge concluding non-accidental injury caused to child Y - Child A subsequently taken into care by local authority - Fresh medical evidence challenging cause of injuries to Y - Whether district judge erring in original findings.

The Case

Family proceedings Evidence. A judge of the Family Division held that, on the balance of probabilities, the district judge had been correct to find that serious brain damage suffered by a child of the father's former marriage had been a non-accidental head injury.

Practice Areas

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