Birth Injury Lawsuits Help Family Recover Compensation for Medical Expenses

Tracy Ray | March 31st, 2013

The joy of having a baby can quickly turn to heartache and worry if the baby suffers a birth injury during labor or delivery. Parents may be overwhelmed by medical expenses as they seek to give their child the best treatment for his birth injuries or disabilities. If a birth injury such as cerebral palsy was caused by negligence or… Read more »

Family of Brain-Damaged Boy Reaches $5 Million Settlement in Birth Injury Case

Tracy Ray | February 6th, 2013

A $5 million settlement was reached out of court in the case of a Massachusetts boy who was left severely disabled from brain damage as a result of birth injuries allegedly caused by medical malpractice on the part of the medical team that delivered him. The settlement was reached in 2008, when the child was 11 years old. The boy… Read more »

Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit Ends With Jury Awarding $23.8 Million to Plaintiffs

Tracy Ray | December 22nd, 2012

When a baby suffers a birth injury such as cerebral palsy because of negligence or malpractice in the delivery room, the doctors or nurses responsible may be held liable. Across the U.S., juries have awarded multimillion dollar settlements to families whose children face permanent, lifelong disabilities because the medical professionals handling the birth did not provide proper care. For example,… Read more »

Birth Injury Victim Awarded Millions in Damages

Elise Kramer | September 20th, 2012

A New York family has been awarded millions of dollars in damages after a jury decided they were eligible for a significant payment from the hospital which caused one of their daughters to be born with a significant birth injury. The Debes family welcomed twin sisters Amanda and Stephanie seventeen years ago, and the girls were born at St. Vincent’s… Read more »

Millions Awarded in Malpractice Verdict

Elise Kramer | July 18th, 2012

A Baltimore, Maryland jury has found Johns Hopkins Hospital liable for serious injuries a child suffered after complications related to a c-section the mother underwent. Enzo Martinez is the two-year-old victim of medical malpractice resulting in birth injury. Allegedly, his parents had wanted a planned home birth with a midwife, but an emergency C-section was determined necessary during the mother’s… Read more »