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Doctor’s failure to act and properly respond to fetal distress results in $6 Million settlement

$4 million of the $6 million dollar settlement paid by the obstetrician MD for her responsibility. $2 million of the $6 million dollar settlement paid by the health authority for their responsibility. OBGYN missed signs on fetal heart monitor that baby wasn’t getting enough oxygen. Umbilical cord was obstructed during delivery, continually pressed, resulting [...]

By |2019-03-10T21:02:47+00:00March 10th, 2019|Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Verdicts & Settlements|Comments Off on Doctor’s failure to act and properly respond to fetal distress results in $6 Million settlement

Jury awards $50 million after determining doctor was negligent and caused baby to suffer brain injury

"Jury finds that the severe brain damage suffered by Julien Florez was a result of negligence and bad decisions by a doctor." Cook County Circuit Court jury granted a Michigan family $50 million on Tuesday, agreeing that the severe brain damage suffered by the family’s oldest son was a result of negligence and bad decisions [...]

By |2019-02-26T20:17:06+00:00February 26th, 2019|Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Jury awards $50 million after determining doctor was negligent and caused baby to suffer brain injury

Why new mothers are needlessly injured, and some die, giving birth every year in the U.S., in graphics

Why thousands of moms are needlessly injured, and some die, giving birth every year in the U.S. The U.S. has the highest maternal death rate among the world's developed nations. Everywhere else, the death rate has been stable or falling. In the U.S., it's been [...]

By |2019-02-22T02:58:34+00:00January 30th, 2019|Community News, Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Why new mothers are needlessly injured, and some die, giving birth every year in the U.S., in graphics