May 21, 2008

Birth Damage Brings $22.6 Million in Ohio

A Hamilton County, Ohio jury found a physician and her doctors group negligent in the case of a baby who was stuck in the birth canal for 13 and 1/2 hours during delivery. According to a report in the Cincinnati Enquirer,
"In addition to being a big baby in a small canal, the baby's injuries also were caused because medical workers ... continued to give the mother drugs to make the uterus contract, hoping to expel the baby. The result was a uterus contracting on the baby's stuck head, causing brain damage.
For more details, read the full article here.

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