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.

All lawsuits are different and Elk & Elk makes no representation or promises that it can obtain the same results in other cases. These results do not guarantee, warrant, or predict the outcome of any future legal matter. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation.

AMOUNTCASE SUMMARY
$9,880,000Birth injury claim. Case resolved pending appeal and post-trial motions. Jay Kelley
$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. Settlement among multiple parties. Jay Kelley
$5,300,000Mismanagement of intrapartum care of twins, results in Twin “A” suffering Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy, 2008, settlement. Jay Kelley
$4,750,000Failure to appropriately respond to changes in fetal tracing resulting in HIE / CP in newborn. Jay Kelley
$3,900,000Mismanagement of Labor and delivery, including a failure to recognize warning signs on Fetal Tracings resulting in Neurologic Injury (CP) to the infant, 2007. Jay Kelley
$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. R. Craig McLaughlin and Jay Kelley