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Birth injury case results

Birth Injury Verdicts and Settlements

All expectant parents worry about birth injuries - it's natural that they are anxious. Although most births are uneventful, when medical negligence results in a birth injury, parents need somewhere to turn for help. Over the years, many parents have turned to Elk & Elk Co., Ltd., to find out about their rights and options after their babies were injured during labor and delivery. Read on to learn about some of the results our law firm has achieved on behalf of these parents and their children.

AMOUNTCASE SUMMARY
$9,880,000Mismanagement of newborn resuscitation results in Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE)
$9,800,000Our client’s 3-year-old daughter suffered brain damage at birth as a result of Robinson Memorial Hospital’s negligence.
$5,400,000Mismanagement of labor resulting in HIE/ CP in newborn
$5,300,000Our client’s firstborn of twins suffered an acute hypoxic injury following a failure by medical personnel before delivery.
$4,750,000Failure to appropriately respond to changes on fetal tracing resulting in HIE / CP in newborn.
$3,900,000Failure to respond to oxygen deprivation during labor results in cerebral palsy.
$1,700,000Physician mismanagement results in child suffering permanent limitations in his motor functions and minor cognitive deficits.
$875,000A baby from Lucas County suffered brain damage when the doctor negligently performed a C-section. The mother had scar tissue from a previous abdominal surgery and the doctor negligently failed to remove scar tissue before cutting into the mother’s uterus to deliver the baby. The doctor also negligently failed to have a second experienced doctor present to assist her during this difficult delivery. A verdict on the issue of liability only was won in the Ohio Court of Claim and then the case was resolved at a settlement conference.
$690,000Infant suffered Erb’s palsy resulting in paralysis of the arm caused by birth injury.