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Failure to perform timely C-section results in brain-damaged baby

Practice Area: Medical malpractice

Outcome: Settlement: $1,200,000

Description: OB physician's failure to perform a timely C-section results in brain damage to baby: An expectant mother went into labor. The fetal monitor strip showed that the baby was not receiving adequate oxygen and was not handling the labor well. The physician and hospital staff did not act quickly enough to deliver the baby by Cecarean Section. The baby suffered brain damage from lack of oxygen.

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