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Birth Injury Case Archives

  • Settlement of $4.46 million for the wrongful death of a 43-year-old woman after she was allowed to bleed to death alone in her hospital room after the cesarean section of her third child. …Read more >
  • Settlement before trial of $5.25 million for severe brain damage with resulting cerebral palsy and severe cognitive deficits in a baby boy whose mother’s uterus became overstimulated when a labor-inducing drug, Pitocin, was negligently administered. …Read more >
  • Settlement of $8 million after 11 weeks of trial for a baby boy who suffered brain hemorrhage and traumatic and hypoxic-ischemic brain damage from the improper use of vacuum extraction equipment. …Read more >
  • Settlement of $8.25 million when the delay in performing a required cesarean section caused the second of identical twins to suffer severe oxygen deprivation during her birth with resulting catastrophic brain damage, cerebral palsy and loss of intellectual function. …Read more >
  • Settlement of $9.8 million for the devastating brain damage suffered by a baby girl after her delivery was delayed despite signs that she was suffering from severe oxygen deprivation during the labor which was then intensified when an umbilical cord prolapse was negligently managed. …Read more >
  • 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 won a judgment after jury trial of $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. …Read more >