Birth Injury Case Archives
Despite indications of fetal distress, a hospital obstetrical staff member gives a patient a labor-inducing drug and delays performing a cesarean section. The baby suffers oxygen deprivation, resulting in brain damage, cerebral palsy, and loss of intellectual function. Settlement of $10.5 million. …Read more >
Richard A. Silver and Angelo A. Ziotas presented expert testimony that an emergency C-section should take only ﬁve minutes and that Dr. Corrine de Cholnoky responded too slowly. Silver Golub & Teitell recovered $38.5 million for the client.
On April 3, 2003, Elizabeth Oram was admitted to Stamford Hospital, pregnant with twins. The next morning, she delivered a healthy baby girl, Emma. Minutes later, at 3:13 a.m., complications arose with unborn Spencer. His heart rate fell to an alarming 50 to 70 beats per minute. Almost immediately, Dr. Corrine de Cholnoky noticed the baby’s umbilical cord was being restricted.
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