$42,000,000 – Medical Malpractice – Cerebral Palsy

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.

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