Archive for the ‘Birth Injuries’ Category

Birth Injuries: Minor Mistakes May Have Lifelong Effects

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Having a baby is supposed to be one of the most joyous occasions in a new parent’s life. There is nothing quite like being able to see your newborn child for the first time, to look into his or her eyes and consider what the future may hold. When that precious moment is marred by […]

September 15, 2014 Read More

Glen Falls, NY Doctor to Pay $3 Million for Birth Defects Suffered 18 Years Ago reports a Warren County state Supreme Court has found a doctor should pay $3 million for injuries a now 18-year-old girl suffered during her birth. The jury found Dr. Stephen Serlin, an OB/GYN should pay the girl who suffers from cerebral palsy and other health issues she suffers because of a brain injury at […]

March 8, 2011 Read More

$3 Million Awarded To Mother Whose Baby Was Injured During Birth

The Chicago Sun-Times reports a Pilsen woman has been awarded $3.27 million by a Cook County jury in her lawsuit against the Northwestern Memorial Physicians Group and the doctor who delivered her baby. In 2002 it was known the woman was expected to deliver a large baby.  The woman’s lawsuit alleged her doctor, Dr. Jennifer […]

November 11, 2010 Read More

$1.7 Million Awarded For Nerve Damage Following Baby’s Birth

The Post-Standard reports a New York state Supreme Court jury has awarded a home-care nurse almost $1.7 million for permanent nerve damage following her baby’s birth three years ago. The lawsuit was filed against Community General Hospital after the hospital administered an intramuscular injection in an attempt to stop the woman’s vomiting following the birth […]

June 7, 2010 Read More

Women Awarded $19 Million by Texaco in Birth Defects Lawsuit

Women Awarded $19 Million by Texaco in Birth Defects LawsuitFive women who claim that Texaco is responsible for their children being born with various illnesses have been awarded $19 million by a Hinds County jury, reports the Insurance Journal. The women sued Texaco, now part of Chevron Corp., claiming they were exposed to leaded gasoline […]

April 22, 2010 Read More

$10 Million Awarded for Injuries in Ambulance Birth

Fox News reports a Florida jury has awarded $10 million to a woman who sued an ambulance service for injuries her son received in 2003. EVAC Ambulance service was sued for negligence alleging the paramedics caused her son’s birth injury which resulted in his having cerebral palsy. The mother was only six months pregnant when […]

April 16, 2010 Read More

$23.2 Million Awarded In Birth Injury

The West Central Tribune reports a Kandiyohi County (Minnesota) jury has found Rice Memorial Hospital and Affiliated Community Medical Centers negligent, and awarded $23.2 million to a Paynesville family and their severely handicapped daughter. Deprived of oxygen during her birth, the girl suffers from spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy, cortical impairment, neurological difficulties and seizures. Even […]

February 13, 2010 Read More

Jury Awards $893,684 To Family For Son’s Birth Injury

The Janesville (WI) Gazette reports $893,684 has been awarded to parents of a baby boy who suffered permanent injury to his shoulder during his birth in 2001. The parents sued Janesville’s Mercy Hospital, Mercy Women’s Health Center, Mercy Clinic West and two doctors, claiming they were negligent in the way they handled the mother’s labor […]

October 27, 2009 Read More

Jury Awards $4 Million To Family Of Child With Birth Injuries

A Palm Beach County, Fla. jury has awarded $4 million to a family whose child was born with severe mental retardation more than 11 years ago at a Florida Hospital. The family’s lawsuit contended that problems getting an operating room led to several hours of delay. They alleged their son suffered permanent brain damage that […]

March 26, 2009 Read More

S.C. Jury Awards $4.4 Million in Birth Injury

A York County, S.C. jury has awarded $4.4 million to the parents of a child who suffered a brain injury during a birth at Piedmont Hospital. The jury concluded the hospital was at fault for ssigning a nurse trainee to monitor the mother, Robin Wilson, who arrived three days before her scheduled induction with nausea […]

February 20, 2009 Read More
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