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Cerebral Palsy

Jury Awards $14.5 Million Verdict in Cerebral Palsy Birth Injury Case

February10
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A federal jury in Ohio recently ruled in favor of a child born with cerebral palsy and other medical complications as a result of medical errors made during labor and was awarded $14.5 million in compensation. In their decision, the...

Parents Awarded $74 Million in Medical Malpractice Case

November28
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The parents of Sofia Blunt were awarded $74 million in a medical malpractice lawsuit after a jury found Dr. Kurt Haupt negligent during her delivery, which resulted in her developing cerebral palsy. The jury awarded this sum, in part, to...

Cerebral Palsy and Birth Injuries

July13

Unfortunately, birth injuries can and do occur. When something goes wrong, instead of being a happy time when new parents are celebrating and basking in the glow of a new family, the period right after birth can be a nightmare....

Ohio Family Awards $14.5 Million in Medical Malpractice Case

July10

A jury in Cuyahoga County, Ohio recently awarded a $14.5 million medical malpractice verdict to a boy and his mother after the boy suffered serious birth injuries. The trial, which lasted two weeks, resulted in a favorable verdict for the...

Pennsylvania Jury Awarded $32.8 Million Brain Injury Verdict

January28
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A jury in Chester County, Pennsylvania recently awarded a historic $32.8 million verdict to a 3-year-old plaintiff and her mother – the largest reported verdict in Chester County in 20 years. The child suffers from severe cerebral palsy, which was...

Philadelphia Jury Awards $78.4 Million Birth Injury Verdict

May21

A jury in Philadelphia decided that Pottstown Memorial medical Center was completely responsible for a serious birth injury. According to the jury, a child developed quadriplegic cerebral palsy after she failed to receive enough oxygen because doctors delayed her delivery....

When Cerebral Palsy is the Fault of the Attending Obstetrician

August21

There are hundreds of thousands of individuals, adults and children, living with cerebral palsy in the U.S. This condition often results from a lack of oxygen during birth or in the womb, but can also result from shaken baby syndrome,...

Baltimore Jury Awards $21 Million in Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit

August16

A jury in Baltimore awarded the family of Jaylan Norfleet $21 million after a trial alleging that the child’s severe cerebral palsy resulted from the failure of doctors at Harbor Hospital to perform an emergency Caesarean section in 2002. The...

Birth Injury Verdicts Totaling $9 Million in Roanoke Virginia

July5

On the morning of May 18, a jury in the Roanoke, Virginia Circuit Court returned a verdict of $9 million in favor of a mother and her 10-year-old daughter in a birth injury case. This verdict was 10 years in...

Cerebral Palsy

March8

The term cerebral palsy refers to a number of neurological disorders that permanently affect motor skills. Symptoms of cerebral palsy—CP for short—typically appear in very young children (under age three). Classic characteristics of CP include the following: Problems with head...

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