May 10, 2008
Illinois: Jury Awards $2.34M for Birth Injury
Lake County, Illinois — A jury awards $2.35 million to a boy injured at birth. According to the Lake County News Sun, the boy suffered "severe nerve damage causing permanent disability while at Vista Medical Center East in 2004." The jury found that the doctor "was responsible for pulling too hard on the boy's head and neck when his shoulder became stuck on the mother's pubic bone." The boy will require physical and occupational therapy for his lifetime. Read entire article: Boy gets $2.35M for birth injury.