$1 Million Verdict After Improper Delay in Delivery Leaves Infant Brain Damaged
- Date: Spring 1998
- Attorney: John Blume
- Settlement: $1 Million
- Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice, Labor and Delivery, Failure to Diagnose, Fetal Distress, Failure to Perform Cesarean Section, Hypoxia, Brain Damage, Birth Injury, Cerebral Palsy
A four-year-old child suffered retardation, visual defects, and limited use of her arms and legs because there was a deprivation of oxygen while in utero. The pregnancy was mismanaged and a delay in her delivery caused brain damage to the child. The family was awarded $1 million.