With over $3 billion recovered for their clients, we are proud to work with some of the country’s leading cerebral palsy and birth injury lawyers.
Here are some examples of settlements and verdicts won on behalf of their clients:
$33.5 Million – Delayed C-Section
Medical staff delayed performing a much-needed cesarean section, which caused significant brain damage and cerebral palsy in the baby. The family received a record-setting $33.5 million award from the jury.
$24.25 Million – Failure to Diagnose
Doctors failed to diagnose an airway obstruction in a child, resulting in brain damage and cerebral palsy. The family won a record-breaking verdict of $24.25 million.
$18,126,600 – Mismanaged Labor and Delivery
A jury awarded more than $18 million to the family of a child with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy. Negligent medical professionals stopped continuous fetal monitoring during labor and delivery in spite of the presence of known risk factors.
$18 Million – Medication Error
After a pharmacy gave the wrong medication to a pregnant woman, her baby developed a neural tube defect. The child was born with birth injuries, including paraplegia. A jury awarded the woman $18 million.
$17.5 Million – Mismanaged Delivery
A jury awarded nearly $18 million on behalf of a child with severe brain damage and cerebral palsy after medical staff mismanaged the labor and delivery.
$15.5 Million – Mismanaged Labor and Delivery
A jury awarded nearly $16 million for a child who developed spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy due to negligent handling of labor and delivery. The staff took the mother off continuous fetal monitoring with risk factors present.
$15 Million – Delayed Delivery
A family won a settlement of $15 million on behalf of their child with brain damage and cerebral palsy. The damage occurred after the doctor delayed coming to the hospital to deliver the baby.
$14 Million – Mismanaged Labor and Delivery
Staff mismanaged the delivery of a baby who now has cerebral palsy caused by hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy. The family was awarded a $14 million settlement.
$13.5 Million – Fetal Monitoring Errors
When staff failed to adequately monitor fetal heart rate during labor and delivery, the baby developed a brain injury and cerebral palsy. A jury awarded the family $13. 5 million.
$13 Million – Poor Post-Operative Care
Poor care after a surgical procedure in a U.S. government healthcare facility caused the patient’s brain damage and resulting cerebral palsy. The family received a $13 million settlement.
$11.5 Million – Delayed Resuscitation
Staff at a U.S. Navy hospital in Guam delayed resuscitating a child, who then suffered acute hypoxic-ischemic brain damage. The family settled for $11.5 million.
$10.8 Million – Failure to Respond to Uterine Rupture
Hospital staff failed to notice or respond to signs of distress and complications after a mother in labor suffered a uterine rupture. The family won a jury verdict of $10.8 million for their child who now has cerebral palsy and cognitive impairment.
$9.5 Million – Failure to Treat Infection
Emergency room staff failed to detect signs of infection in an infant who then developed cerebral palsy due to lack of treatment. The family received a verdict of $9.5 million.
$9.3 Million – Birth Injury
A jury awarded a family over $9 million for their child’s cerebral palsy. The condition resulted from a brain injury acquired during labor and delivery.
$9 Million – Delayed Delivery
Staff delayed delivering a baby in spite of knowing about potential complications. The baby now has cerebral palsy, and the family received $9 million.
$8 Million – Asphyxiation at Birth
When doctors failed to use a vacuum extractor or forceps to speed up a vaginal delivery, the baby suffered asphyxiation. The family reached a settlement of $8 million on their child’s behalf.
$6 Million – Mismanaged Labor and Delivery
A family received $6 million after staff provided inadequate care during labor and delivery, causing the baby’s brain damage and cerebral palsy.
$6 Million – Failure to Perform Emergency C-Section
Hospital staff did not detect or respond to fetal complications, delaying an urgent C-section. The baby suffered brain damage, and the family recovered $6 million.
$5.9 Million – Failure to Monitor Blood Loss
A patient received nearly $6 million after developing cerebral palsy. The staff delayed treating blood loss after a surgical procedure, resulting in brain damage.
$5 Million – Mismanaged Labor and Delivery
A family recovered $5 million after staff did not provide adequate care and mismanaged treatment during labor and delivery, resulting in cerebral palsy in the baby.
$4.75 Million – Failure to Respond to Electronic Fetal Monitoring Data
When staff did not respond urgently to problematic signs on a fetal monitoring system, the baby suffered brain damage and now has cerebral palsy. The family recovered nearly $5 million.
$4.65 Million – Anesthesia Negligence
A family won over $4 million in a jury award after their baby developed cerebral palsy. The staff chose an inappropriate anesthesia for the emergency C-section, resulting in brain damage.
$4 Million – Mismanaged Labor and Delivery
Poor management of a woman’s labor and delivery resulted in cerebral palsy and cognitive impairment in the baby and a $4 million settlement.