$4 Million Verdict for Birth Injury
- Date: Fall/Winter 2003
- Attorney: Michael Zerres
- Settlement: $4 Million
- Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice, Labor & Delivery, Shoulder Dystocia, Erb’s Palsy, Birth Injury, Brachial Plexus
A Gloucester County jury returned a $4 million verdict in a case involving a birth trauma injury to a six-year-old girl. The injury involved permanent damage to the girl’s brachial plexus nerves, which will require future rotational osteotomy surgery of the humerus. Blume Donnelly partner, Michael Zerres, tried the case on behalf of the infant child. The matter subsequently settled for a confidential amount.