Monday, August 10, 2009

Arizona Medical Malpractice Birth Injury Case Settles

According to the, an Arizona medical malpractice case has settled for $312,000 to be paid to the plaintiff. The case involved "a boy who suffered permanent injuries during childbirth more than six years ago."
"According to a medical malpractice claim, the medical staff at Maricopa Medical Center failed to offer Estela Cruz a Cesarean section in May 2003 despite ultrasound scans that depicted a baby of 'enormous size.'

As a result, the claim says her son Jose was delivered vaginally, causing severe damage to his right shoulder as well as injuries to the mother."

See the full article: Maricopa County Settles Medical Malpractice Claim