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$6.6m claim: midwife missing

Sydney Morning Herald Wednesday 2nd October, 2013

The website of independent Sydney midwife Akal Khalsa is awash with glittering testimonials to her home-birthing abilities and pictures of newborn babies she has brought into the world. But Ms Khalsa has had a warrant out for her arrest since March. She has now been ordered to pay $6.6 million in damages over a botched home birth that left a young boy with severe physical and intellectual disabilities. Earlier this year the NSW Supreme Court upheld a civil claim against Ms Khalsa brought by the mother of Will Patterson, a six-year-old Sydney boy who has quadriplegic cerebral palsy resulting ...


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