Tuesday, 20 of November of 2018

$78 Million Awarded by Jury in Medical Malpractice Case

Richard Shapiro, an attorney with the Shapiro, Lewis & Appleton law firm recently wrote about a medical malpractice case in which the jury awarded $78 million to a three-year-old girl who suffers from cerebral palsy after a delay in her birth caused by faulty hospital equipment. To learn more, read Jury Awards $78 Million in Medical Malpractice Case against Hospital.

by Jim Lewis

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.