Tuesday, 20 of March of 2018

Birth Injury Prompts Multimillion Dollar Jury Award

A misdiagnosis caused by faulty equipment led to a boy being born with cerebral palsy.

By Rick Shapiro, Medical Malpractice Lawyer in Virginia

Attorneys with Shapiro, Lewis & Appleton have reported on a $78 million jury award for a family whose son suffered a birth injury due to misdiagnosis of labor complications caused by faulty equipment. To learn more, read “Jury Awards $78.5 Million in Cerebral Palsy Medical Malpractice Case.”


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, along with fellow attorney Randy Appleton, have also been named Virginia Super Lawyers since 2010, an honor fewer than 5 percent of outstanding attorneys receive.