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.
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.
|$9,880,000||Mismanagement of newborn resuscitation results in Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE). Jay Kelley|
|$9,800,000||Our client’s 3-year-old daughter suffered brain damage at birth as a result of Robinson Memorial Hospital’s negligence.|
|$5,400,000||Mismanagement of labor resulting in HIE/ CP in newborn. Jay Kelley|
|$5,300,000||Our client’s firstborn of twins suffered an acute hypoxic injury following a failure by medical personnel before delivery. Jay Kelley|
|$4,750,000||Failure to appropriately respond to changes on fetal tracing resulting in HIE / CP in newborn. Jay Kelley|
|$3,900,000||Failure to respond to oxygen deprivation during labor results in cerebral palsy. Jay Kelley|
|$1,700,000||Physician mismanagement results in child suffering permanent limitations in his motor functions and minor cognitive deficits.|
|$875,000||A 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|
|$690,000||Infant suffered Erb’s palsy resulting in paralysis of the arm caused by birth injury.|