News Category: Cerebral Palsy

Jury Finds Pennsylvania Doctor and Hospital Negligent in 2012 Delivery;  Family Awarded $14.5 Million
07 aug
Jury Finds Pennsylvania Doctor and Hospital Negligent in 2012 Delivery; Family Awarded $14.5 Million

Jury Finds Pennsylvania Doctor and Hospital Negligent in 2012 Delivery; Family Awarded $14.5 Million Five years ago, Nicole Welker went into labor with her first child. She was rushed to the Penn Highlands Clearfield Hospital, located in western Pennsylvania, nervous, but excited to meet her son for the first time. During the delivery the attending

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Children’s Hospital Colorado Found Negligent; Pressey Family Awarded $11.9 Million
02 jun
Children’s Hospital Colorado Found Negligent; Pressey Family Awarded $11.9 Million

Naomi Pressey was born on February 6, 2008 at which time her doctors found a structural problem with her heart that required surgery. She was transferred to Children’s Hospital Colorado for the operation that was scheduled for February 10th. But the routine procedure quickly turned into a tragedy because of the alleged negligence of the

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Jury Awards New York Family $130 Million In Cerebral Palsy Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
01 oct
Jury Awards New York Family $130 Million In Cerebral Palsy Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

The family of 10-year-old Shannon Reilly filed a lawsuit against St. Charles Hospital and Rehabilitation Center in Port Jefferson, claiming several of the staff’s mistakes during the delivery of the baby girl in November 2002 led to the development of her cerebral palsy.  Although the family was offered an $8 million settlement in 2009, attorney

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