News Category: Brain Injury

Oregon Family Files a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Against the St. Charles Health System
13 jun
Oregon Family Files a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Against the St. Charles Health System

After nine months of waiting, Angela Marchant went into labor on July 22, 2016. She was rushed into the St. Charles Family Birthing Center, located in Bend, Oregon. The center is operated by the St. Charles Health System, which is one of the largest providers of medical care in the state of Oregon. According to

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Judge Claims Negligence Caused Baby’s Brain Damage; Awards Family $33.8 Million
01 may
Judge Claims Negligence Caused Baby’s Brain Damage; Awards Family $33.8 Million

What was supposed to be the happiest day of Marla Dixon’s life turned into the worst because of the alleged negligence of the on-call OB/GYN, which led to the severe brain damage of her child, Earl Jr. After a two-week trial in federal court, U.S. District Judge Robert Scola found in favor of Dixon and

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Two New Jersey Doctors Found Negligent; Infant’s Family Awarded $45 Million
19 apr
Two New Jersey Doctors Found Negligent; Infant’s Family Awarded $45 Million

After a four-week trial, a New Jersey jury in Gloucester County found that the negligence of two emergency room doctors led to the continued abuse of an infant, who suffered permanent brain damage as a result. The jury awarded the child’s mother $45 million in damages because the doctors failed to diagnose the child’s broken

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Pennsylvania Boy Awarded $1.1 Million In Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
01 oct
Pennsylvania Boy Awarded $1.1 Million In Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

A 5-year old Pennsylvania boy was recently awarded $1.1 million in a medical malpractice lawsuit over a surgical procedure that left him with a brain injury. At only 11-months old, Keonte Graham suffered from sleep apnea so badly that his parents took him to Dr. Andrew Shapiro in 2007 for consultation and to find a

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