Lawyers defending a Stamford obstetrician
were unable to persuade a trial
judge to set aside a $38.5 million medical
malpractice verdict rendered in February,
or reduce the award by a single penny. The
case now heads to an appeal.
Stamford Superior Court Judge Taggart
Adams held last week that this state record
award was “just and reasonable compensation”
and fully supported by the evidence.
The award covers nursing care over a 50-
year life expectancy for Spencer Oram, now
5, who suffered severe brain injury during