Episode 26: David Jnr, David and Jane – life after a wrongful birth suit

Episode 26 Transcript

When David and Jane had David Jnr.* they had no idea that anything was wrong. When David Jnr was born with a rare and complex condition that should have been picked up in utero they decided to file a wrongful birth claim. This episode explores what this claim really means for David Jnr and for the family, and what drove them to do it.

This isn’t a story about money. It’s a story about how a family does what they need to do to support their son. It’s a story about how the system is so broken that a family has to file a wrongful birth suit to ensure their son will be looked after if something happens to them.

(*Names have been changed.)