Monday, 24 of September of 2018

Malpractice Award for Virginia Woman Who Suffered Birth Injury Upheld on Appeal

The mother of four underwent a botched Caesarean section and suffered a disabling stroke when nurses failed to notice or treat bleeding and blood pressure problems.

By Shapiro, Lewis, Appleton and Favaloro, Virginia Birth Injury Attorney

In his latest blog post to our firm’s Virginia personal injury lawyers’ website, my colleague Jim Lewis reports on the resolution of a lawsuit in which a federal appeals court judge ordered Bon Secours Maryview Hospital to pay a $900,000 medical malpractice award to a Portsmouth, VA, woman. The mother of four underwent a botched Caesarean section and suffered a disabling stroke when nurses failed to notice or treat bleeding and blood pressure problems. To read more, click over to “Portsmouth, VA Mother Who Suffered Brain Damage Has Malpractice Award From Maryview Hospital Upheld.”

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About the Editors: The VA-NC medical malpractice attorneys at Shapiro, Lewis & Appleton include medical and surgical malpractice lawyers licensed in both Virginia and Carolina. Our medical/hospital malpractice focus on personal injury and accident law and have experience handling medical malpractice cases involving hospital and doctors’ mistakes, as well as nursing home abuse and neglect. Check out our case results to see our track record of success in medical malpractice lawsuits, and also be sure to read our free medical malpractice reports Top 10 Tips From a Medical Malpractice Insider and Top 5 Surgical Errors. Rick Shapiro and James Lewis have been listed among the Best Lawyers in America since 2008. They have also been named Virginia Super Lawyers since 2010, an honor fewer than 5 percent of outstanding attorneys receive.