Cases

Birth Injury Litigation

Below is a representative sampling of G&E's birth injury litigation cases.

North Carolina Hospital, Obstetrician and Neonatologist
(high seven-figure settlement)
Minor-Plaintiff v. North Carolina Hospital, Obstetrician and Neonatologist

In 2019, G&E represented the family of a 4-year-old boy who had sustained permanent catastrophic brain damage due to provider’s failure to timely deliver, despite clear indications to do so, and further injury when Neonatology staff failed to properly transfer baby for necessary therapeutic hypothermia (“cooling therapy”) within the recommended 6 hours from birth. After plaintiffs’ experts’ depositions, the parties agreed to a high seven-figure settlement.

South Carolina Hospital (high six-figure settlement)
Minor-Plaintiff v. South Carolina Hospital

G&E represented the family of a girl born in 2014 whose traumatic delivery led to four avulsed nerves and Horner’s syndrome. The parties settled the matter confidentially for a sum in the high six-figures.

California Hospital (eight-figure settlement)
Minor-Plaintiff v. California Hospital

G&E represented the family of an 8-year-old boy who had sustained permanent injuries at birth. In late 2017, after five and a half weeks of trial, followed by 24 hours of jury deliberations, the parties settled the matter confidentially for an eight-figure amount.

Maryland Hospital (high seven-figure settlement)
Minor-Plaintiff v. Maryland Hospital

G&E represented the family of a boy who sustained permanent brain damage in 2015 as the result of alleged multiple overdoses of medication, and healthcare providers’ failure to communicate or to monitor and care for mom and baby during labor & delivery. After extensive discovery, the parties agreed to a confidential high seven-figure settlement.

Georgia Hospital (high seven-figure settlement)
Minor-Plaintiff v. Georgia Hospital

G&E represented the family of a girl born in 2011, whose traumatic birth led to her permanent neurological injuries. The matter settled confidentially for a high seven-figure sum at mediation.

Georgia Obstetrician (settled for the policy)
Minor-Plaintiff v. Georgia Obstetrician

G&E represented the family of a girl born with a hand prolapse whose traumatic birth led to permanent injuries to her arm and hand. The matter settled for the policy.

South Carolina Hospital (seven-figure settlement)
Minor-Plaintiff v. South Carolina Hospital

G&E represented the family of a baby boy who suffered catastrophic damages at birth when providers failed to respond to mom’s high blood pressure, paramedics failed to recognize placental abruption, and labor & deliver nurse failed to expeditiously contact a physician in an obstetrical emergency (placental abruption). The matter settled confidentially for a seven-figure sum.

North Dakota Hospital and Family Practice Doctor
(seven-figure settlement)
Minor-Plaintiff v. North Dakota Hospital and Family Practice Doctor

G&E represented the family of a baby boy who suffered catastrophic damages when providers failed to respond to indications of intrauterine hypoxia and neglected to intubate baby for 16 minutes after delivery. The matter was settled confidentially for seven-figures.

Nevada Hospital (high seven-figure settlement)
Minor-Plaintiff v. Nevada Hospital

G&E represented the family of a baby boy who suffered catastrophic damages at birth due to a delay in delivery. The matter settled confidentially for a high seven-figure sum.

Georgia Hospital, Obstetrician and Hospitalist (settled for the obstetrician’s policy and resulted in a high seven-figure sum)
Minor-Plaintiff v. Georgia Hospital, Obstetrician and Hospitalist

G&E represented the family of a girl born in 2016 who suffered permanent and catastrophic brain damage due to her mother’s doctor abandoning her mother while she was in labor and the hospital staff failing to call for help while the baby was in fetal distress. The matter settled for the obstetrician’s policy and resulted in a high seven-figure sum.

Over $300M in Settlements and Verdicts

Our attorneys have successfully resolved more than 40 birth injury cases totaling over $300 million in settlements and verdicts.

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