Feb 8, 2008

Cerebral Palsy Lawsuits Top Charts in Massachusetts

In Massachusetts for 2007, the largest verdict of the year is a medical malpractice case involving a delay in C-section apparently leading to the child's cerebral palsy. See this Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly report: Suffolk jury issues largest med-mal verdict of the year.
"In what appears to be the largest reported medical malpractice jury verdict of 2007, the jury found two doctors liable for the child’s condition, but a nurse defendant was found not negligent."
See also: Boston Herald's Doctors must pay $26.5M in baby malpractice case.

The largest medical malpractice verdict in Massachusetts remains a 2005 case also involving a baby's brain damage after a traumatic delivery resulting in cerebral palsy — $40 million.

Cerebral Palsy Law News Blog

Just getting this blog set up to collect news and views on cerebral palsy law news and views as they relate to medical malpractice lawsuits, mainly in United States. More to come...