A jury recently awarded $8 million to a 5-year-old and his mother in a medical malpractice case against a midwife and a Medical Center. The personal injury lawsuit proved that the midwife and nurse committed medical malpractice when they failed to order a C-section when the baby experienced fetal distress. As a result, the baby was deprived of oxygen during birth, which led to cerebral palsy. The jury award will go to pay for the constant care that the boy will need for his entire life.
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