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CA Lawsuit Blames Military Hospital For Birth Injury

Dawn Snyder | January 29th, 2016 | Posted in Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit News

A federal case pending in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California blames the medical staff of Naval Medical Center in San Diego for a child’s birth injuries. The complaint alleges that by unnecessarily delaying the boy’s birth by Cesarean section, the clinic caused him to suffer brain damage and resulting delays. The boy’s mother, a… Read more »

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Blames Delayed C-Section

Jacky Gale | January 15th, 2016 | Posted in Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit News

Grieving parents who reside in New Jersey have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against multiple healthcare clinics and entities, and over a dozen healthcare providers. They demand that the allegedly negligent parties be held accountable for the death of their infant son. The plaintiffs demand compensation in excess of $150,000 for each count listed in their birth injury lawsuit. Currently,… Read more »

Birth Injury Claim Alleges Negligently Undetected Fetal Distress

Stephanie Reid | January 4th, 2016 | Posted in Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit News

For the laboring mother, few things can be as distressing as fetal heart decelerations, shoulder dystocia or an excessively prolonged delivery process – except perhaps the occurrence of these conditions without an adequate response from the labor and delivery team. In one recent case, which was recently filed in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee,… Read more »

Army Hospital Sued for Botched Vacuum Extraction Delivery

Ava Lawson | December 10th, 2015 | Posted in Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit News

A minor child represented by his mother has brought a medical malpractice claim against the Department of the Army alleging physician negligence led to debilitating birth injuries. The mother plaintiff is a resident of Georgia and received prenatal and delivery care at the General Leonard Wood Community Hospital at Ft. Leonard Wood in Missouri. The complaint states that the nurses,… Read more »

Mother Alleges Doctor Ignored Fetal Distress, Caused Son’s Death

Jacky Gale | November 20th, 2015 | Posted in Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit News

The men and women who serve the U.S. deserve the best available medical care. Yet, medical malpractice can occur anywhere, even within government-run healthcare facilities that provide care to military servicemembers and their families. This was a tragic lesson learned by one bereaved mother in 2013. She recently filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government and Fort Belvoir Community Hospital… Read more »