In re B (A Child) (Non-accidental Injury): CA 24 Apr 2002

Even where all the experts conclude that non-accidental injury is not the only possible cause of injury to a child, the court may conclude looking at the evidence on the whole that that is the cause.


Thorpe LJ, Buxton LJ, Jackson J


[2002] EWCA Civ 752, [2002] 2 FLR 1133, [2002] Fam Law 879, [2002] 3 FCR 85




England and Wales

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CitedLancashire County Council v R (A Minor) and others FD 4-Dec-2008
The local authority sought a care order, alleging serious physical abuse of the child. The mother said that any injuries had been inflicted by the father. The father said that the cause was the mother.
Held: The injuries were not likely to . .
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Updated: 11 July 2022; Ref: scu.258650