Cerebral Palsy
$59.3 million Caitlin Greenwell, a minor v. John Muir Medical Center Improperly Managed Labor and Delivery | Contra Costa County Dr. Fagel achieved a verdict of $59.3 million on behalf of a 3-year-old girl who now has cerebral palsy as a result of asphyxia occurring during the birth process. Nurses noted that the plaintiff’s mother’s blood pressure was elevated 6½ hours after she was admitted to the hospital for induced labor but chose not the call the obstetrician. When the obstetrician examined... Read More
$49 million Brigette Campbell, a minor v. Centinela Hospital Improperly Managed Labor and Delivery | Los Angeles County Dr. Fagel obtained a $49,000,000 verdict on the behalf of a young girl who suffers severe brain damage as a result of preventable injuries sustained during the birth process. The pregnancy, labor and delivery progressed as normal until the fetal heart tracing began to show an abnormal fetal heart rate. However, nurses employed by the defendant hospital did not take proper action, such... Read More
$38.2 million Brandon Nunez, a minor v. Ilene Newman, MD San Jose Medical Group, Regional Medical Center of San Jose Improperly Managed Labor and Delivery | Santa Clara County Dr. Fagel and his associates achieved a verdict of over $38.2 million on behalf of a child who now suffers cerebral palsy and basal ganglia damage after physicians failed to properly respond to complications in the labor and delivery process. The labor process was relatively stable until progress stalled from 12:00am-8:00am the morning of the delivery. However, the attending OB was not... Read More
$13.05 million Chloee Cuenca, a minor v. Mitchell Adler, MD; Torrance Memorial Medical Center Failure to Recognize and Treat Fetal Distress | Los Angeles County Dr. Fagel and his associates achieved a $13,050,000 verdict in favor of 19-month-old child who suffered severe brain damage after employees of the Friendly Hills Medical Group (Torrance, CA) failed to recognize and properly treat fetal distress during delivery, resulting in acute perinatal hypoxia. The labor process was relatively stable until fetal heart decelerations began when the mother began pushing. Decelerations continued... Read More