Abusive Head Trauma

Unveiling the Complexities of AHT for Criminal Defense Lawyers

November 30, 2023              10:00 am - 2:00 pm PST



For defense attorneys, understanding the medical details of abusive head trauma cases is critical. This course dives straight into the evidence. With a focus on modern pediatric forensic autopsies, we'll delve into specifics: postmortem imaging, the types and implications of different injuries, and nuances like lucid intervals and short falls. Equip yourself with the knowledge needed to understand complex opinions and testimony from medical experts.

Program Outline:

  • AHT introduction
  • The modern pediatric forensic autopsy
  • Postmortem imaging in pediatric forensic autopsies
  • Scalp injuries
  • Skull fractures
  • Intracranial hemorrhages
  • Diffuse brain injury
  • The neck
  • Ocular pathology
  • Lucid intervals
  • Short falls
  • Post-cranial fractures


Dr. Evan Matshes MD FRCPC, Chief Forensic Pathologist, NAAG Forensic PC

Registration Details:

  • Lecture Format: Online
  • Duration: Each session runs from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM PST
  • Registration Fee: FREE
  • Seats Available: Unlimited

Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your knowledge in Abusive Head Trauma cases. Register now to secure your spot!