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Georgia Mother Blames Son’s Injuries on Botched Vacuum-Assisted Delivery

Sarah May | April 15th, 2016 | Posted in Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit News
Birth Injury Lawsuits

A lawsuit has been filed in federal court by a Georgia mother as a result of the medical care she received during her son’s labor and delivery in February, 2011. The complaint argues that negligence on the part of attending physicians and nurses, such as error-riddled efforts at vacuum-assisted extraction, caused her child to suffer a serious brachial plexus injury… Read more »

Brachial Plexus Injury Caused by “Grossly Negligent” Medical Care, Claims Mother

Stephanie Reid | April 1st, 2016 | Posted in Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit News
Courthose Medical Malpractice

In December 2015, a West Virginia woman filed a medical malpractice lawsuit on behalf of her minor child, who was severely injured during the childbirth process. The complaint, which was filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, names the United States of America as the sole defendant, due to the legal doctrine of “vicarious liability” which… Read more »

Ohio Couple Claims Negligence Caused Son’s Cerebral Palsy

Laura Woods | March 17th, 2016 | Posted in Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit News
Birth Injury Lawsuits

An Ohio couple has filed a birth injury lawsuit against the healthcare team that delivered their three-year-old son back in 2012. The parents claim the negligence of these medical professionals caused their child to be born with cerebral palsy and sustain other severe, life-long injuries. The mother became pregnant in 2012 and received most of her prenatal care in Erie,… Read more »

Complaint Alleges Child Suffered Preventable Brain Injury

Stephanie Reid | March 9th, 2016 | Posted in Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit News
holding hands

On November 3, 2015, the grandparent-conservator of a young Michigan-area child filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against the United States of America, alleging a number of errors and missteps in the delivery of her grandchild at the InterCare Community  Health Network (“InterCare”) hospital — which is an agent of the federal government’s Department of Health and Human Services. In general,… Read more »

Air Force Hospital Named Defendant in Birth Injury Case

Kara Schenk | February 11th, 2016 | Posted in Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit News
cradled baby head

Parents of a minor child filed a lawsuit over the negligence that they say led to their child’s serous birth injuries at the U.S. Air Force hospital in Nevada on April 3, 2014. Allegations in their complaint include not recognizing that the baby was in distress and required expedited delivery and not having anesthesia ready in time to perform a C-section…. Read more »