Tuesday, 20 of March of 2018

Birth Injury Causing Cerebral Palsy Leads to $9M Award for Virginia Family

Civil trial jurors determined that mistakes by two doctors led to a girl being born with cerebral palsy.

By Shapiro, Lewis, Appleton and Favaloro, Virginia Medical Malpractice Lawyer

In his latest blog post to our firm’s Virginia personal injury attorneys’ website, my colleague Mark Favaloro reports on a civil lawsuit that concluded with jurors determining that mistakes by two doctors led to a girl being born with cerebral palsy and kidneys so damaged that both needed to be replaced before she turned 10. To read more, click over to “Virginia Family Wins $9M Birth Injury Jury Award.”


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.