$600,000 VERDICT IN BRACHIAL PLEXUS CASE

BIRTH INJURY Medical Malpractice Lawsuit: Failure to Perform Caesarian Section and Excessive Traction Results in Permanent Brachial Plexus Injury. At her first pre – natal visit the M om’s medical history was significant for PIH, glysuria during previous pregnancy with macrosomic infant who weighed 4,530 grams at 39 weeks. Upon admission for delivery fetal macrosomia was noted with an estimated fetal weight of 10 to 11 pounds. The Mo m’s total weight gain was 57 pounds. Prior history of macrosomic infant was noted. The plan was to continue expectant management of vaginal delivery with possible shoulder dystocia precautions (EFW 10
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$400,000 VERDICT IN WRONGFUL DEATH CASE

BIRTH INJURY Medical Malpractice Lawsuit: Failure to Perform Caesarian Section and Excessive Traction Results in Permanent Brachial Plexus Injury. Ms. Melanson had been a patient of Dr. William Damon. Prior to June 1995, Dr. Damon treated Ms. Melanson for a number of conditions. In June 1995, Ms. Melanson was treated at the Emergency Room for complaints of abdominal pain. When Ms. Melanson went to see Dr. Damon on June 26, 1995 to follow up on her hospital visit, he referred her for a C. T. scan, which showed evidence of inflammatory changes surrounding her cecum. Lab tests conducted around that
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$849, 325 (with interest) VERDICT IN BASIL CELL CARCINOMA MISDIAGNOSIS CASE

BREAST CANCER Medical Malpractice Lawsuit: Delay in Diagnosis of Breast Cancer Worsens Prognosis and Results in Wrongful Death. At the time of the Plaintiff’s first visit with Dr. Mensch she was complaining of a sore on the nose since Christmas as well as a mole on her chin and back. The Plaintiff informed the doctor that at she had a positive family history, which included a father, and brother who had suffered from basal cell carcinoma of the nose. The Defendant removed the moles but there was no notation in the medical record regarding the state of the sore on
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