Cerebral Palsy
$8.2 million Connors v. Anonymous Physician, Medical Center, Nursing Group Failure to Perform Timely Cesarean Section | Los Angeles County Dr. Fagel obtained a settlement of $8,200,000 on behalf of a child who now has cerebral palsy and microcephaly due to injuries sustained in the birth process. The mother, who has systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), was able to carry the pregnancy to term without any complications from SLE. She was admitted to the hospital at 1 p.m. with labor contractions and the perinatologist confirmed that the... Read More
$7.15 million Christman v. Anonymous Medical Group Professional Negligence in Surgery and Post-Surgery Care | Sacramento County Attorneys at the Office of Bruce G. Fagel and Associates negotiated a settlement of $7,150,000 on behalf of an infant who now suffers severe cerebral palsy and developmental delays due to injuries resulting from professional negligence during and after heart surgery to implant a pacemaker. The defendants in this case were a cardiac surgeon, anesthesiologist and neonatalogist. The cardiac surgeon was negligent for not making sure... Read More
$5.5 million Guzman v. Anonymous Physician/Hospital Failure to Perform Timely Cesarean Section | Los Angeles County Dr. Fagel achieved a settlement of $5,500,000 on the behalf of a child who now suffers cerebral palsy and severe developmental delays after hospital staff negligently delayed in performing a Cesarean section for two hours. The mother had a history of Gestational Diabetes and Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension prior to her arrival at the defendant hospital for labor and delivery. The fetal monitor initially showed a non-reassuring pattern, so the... Read More