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.