Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Massachusetts Jury Awards $26.5M Med Mal C-section delay

The Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly reports on October 12, 2007 that a Suffolk jury issues largest med-mal verdict of the year.
"In what appears to be the largest reported medical malpractice jury verdict of 2007, the jury found two doctors liable for the child’s condition, but a nurse defendant was found not negligent."
See also: Boston Herald's Doctors must pay $26.5M in baby malpractice case.

The largest medical malpractice verdict in Massachusetts remains a 2005 case also involving a baby's brain damage after a traumatic delivery — $40 million.

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