Defendants failed to properly monitor the progress of plaintiff’s labor including,
- not performing follow-up internal examinations
- not augmenting labor with pitocin
- failing to accurately interpret fetal heart monitor strips
- failing to diagnose fetal distress
- failing to promptly perform a Caesarean-section
- failing to respond to fetal bradycardia.
The settlement included both a cash payment and structured annuity. This cerebral palsy injury took place in Brooklyn, Kings County.