Failure to Timely Treat Group B Strep Leading to Death of Newborn

Verdict Amount: $457,000.00
Attorney: Howard D. Mishkind

Description of Case: Patient was a high risk mother. She was 19 years old and was admitted to Defendant hospital where she had preterm, prolonged rupture of her membranes. She was not treated with appropriate antibiotics. Newborn baby was born depressed due to Group B strep infection. Baby died within two days of birth as a result of the infection.

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