Practice Area: Birth injury
Outcome: $6.5 million verdict for medical mapractice
Description: In one of the largest medical malpractice verdicts ever in DuPage County, Illinois, attorney Peter Francis Geraci tried this strongly defended case to a verdict of $6.5 million in a 15 day jury trial. The defendants appealed the case to the Illinois Appellate Court where the verdict was affirmed, and the Defendants eventually paid the verdict in full, with interest, that totalled about $8 million. The case involved a delay in delivering the baby at birth that resulted in spastic quadriplegia and need for total lifetime care.