02 May Re Q
In this case we represented a father. His very young baby had sustained an acute subdural haemorrhage. The case was considered by the High Court. The parents could not provide an explanation for this injury and were accused of shaking their baby. The baby was placed in the care of the Maternal Grandmother. A number of medical experts were instructed including a Neuro-Surgeon and Neonatologist. It was advised that a Neuro-Radiologist should also be brought in to assist. It was identified that the child suffered with a rare vascular disorder which was responsible for the injuries sustained. The Local Authority withdrew their application for a Care Order and the baby returned home to the care of her parents.