Failure to Diagnose Hyperbilirubinemia And Newborn Metabolic Abnormality


Settlement Amount: $1,200,000.00
Attorney: Howard D. Mishkind

Description of Case: Newborn infant had newborn screening test performed that was misread. Child had condition know as galactosemia . Patient also was jaundice at birth and was not timely treated for his condition. The combination of the negligent treatment of the jaundice and the failure to diagnose and treat his galactemia lead to irreversible brain damage.

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