Attorneys Engaged/Professionally Responsible:
- James M. Urtis;
- Donald J. Nolan;
- Thomas P. Routh;
- Timothy J. McArdle;
- Thomas Ellis
32 year old mother emergently delivers baby that was oxygen-deprived due to a failure to diagnose ruptured membranes, baby subsequently diagnosed with cerebral palsy
Summary: Plaintiff, pregnant x 32 weeks, presented to the Emergency Department of the hospital, having ruptured her membranes. She was examined, found to not have ruptured her membranes, which was negligent, and was released to go home.
She returned the next day in pain presenting with her fetus having no fetal heart tones, whereupon her baby was emergently delivered and resuscitated.
Injury: Plaintiff’s child suffered hypoxia and cerebral palsy
Resolution: SIGNIFICANT AND CONFIDENTIAL!
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