$70 Million for Ashley’s Future

  Published in: Claremont Courier By Tina Damikolas A 7-year-old Claremont girl paralyzed by a botched delivery will receive at least some of a recent $70 million court judgment against a medical insurance company. The case relates to the 1991 trial of 3 doctors accused of malpractice in the birth of Ashley Hughes, who...
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Hospital Hit in Negligence Suit

  Published in: The National Law Journal $59M VERDICT In a rare outcome, the doctor is cleared. By Peter Page SPECIAL TO THE NATIONAL LAW JOURNAL A JURY IN CALIFORNIA has awarded $59.3 million to a 3-year-old girl left gravely disabled at birth after finding the hospital where she was born negligent, but not...
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In Birth Injury, Hospital Told to Pay $59 Million

  Published in: Los Angeles Times The John Muir Medical Center has been ordered to pay $59.3 million to the family of a 2- year-old girl injured during birth. A Contra Costa County jury found the hospital responsible for the severe cerebral palsy suffered by Caitlin Greenwell. The girl’s mother was admitted Oct. 21,...
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Jury Awards Injured Child $43.5 Million

Published in: Los Angeles Times Lawsuit: Boy was left brain-damaged after monitoring devices in his hospital crib were either disconnected or turned off, attorney says. By ERIC MALNIC - TIMES STAFF WRITER monitoring devices in his hospital crib were either disconnected or turned off, his attorney said Friday. Eric Brown Jr., who was 4...
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$39 Million Awarded in Gastric Bypass Death

Published in: The Desert Sun PASADENA — A jury awarded $4.3 million to the family of a 39-year-old woman who died following a surgical obesity treatment at a Pasadena hospital. Tracy Mayes went into Huntington Memorial Hospital on Dec. 11, 2000, for gastric bypass surgery. She died on Feb. 12, 2001, after going into...
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Girl Wins $21 Million in Malpractice Suit

  Published in: Los Angeles Times Medicine: She suffered a spinal cord injury during a forceps delivery that left her paralyzed from the neck down. By EDWARD J. BOYER - TIMES STAFF WRITER A 4-year-old Pomona girl who suffered a severe spinal cord injury during a forceps delivery that left her a quadriplegic was...
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$18 Million for Injuries During Birth

  Published in: The Sacramento Bee By Ramon Coronado A mother and her 2-year-old boy, who suffered severe irreversible brain damage during birth at a Sacramento hospital, were awarded a jury verdict Thursday which over time will total $18 million dollars. After deliberating a day and a half, the Sacramento Superior Court jury found...
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Malpractice to Cost $13 Million

  Published in: Daily Breeze Jury orders Torrance medical group to pay damages in bungled birth By Emily Adams| STAFF WRITER [Quote:] “She is alert now and she smiles, but she’ll be in special schools for the rest of her life.” — BRUCE FAGEL, former emergency room doctor and attorney for the Cuenca family,...
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Woman gets $12.2 Million in Near-Fatal Surgical Error

  Published in: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin Jury rules Upland medical facility, nurse were careless with treatment that left woman in vegetative state. By David Bradvica Staff Writer RANCHO CUCAMONGA — A jury awarded $12.2 million Monday to a 30-year-old Ontario woman who has severe brain damage after suffering cardiac arrest following cosmetic surgery...
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Hospital Ordered to Pay $12M

  Published in: San Gabriel Valley Tribune By Brian Day, Staff Writer POMONA - A jury Thursday awarded $12 million to a woman whose attorney claimed she waited hours at Greater El Monte Community Hospital before being sent to another hospital for surgery to remove an air-rifle pellet from her brain in 2007. The...
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