Undisclosed Ohio venue
Following the vaginal birth of the first child in a set of twins, the second child began to experience prolonged deep decelerations. His heart rate remained at 60 to 80 beats per minutes for 17 minutes before a cesarean delivery was ordered. The infant suffered acute hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy.
In suing, the plaintiff argued the defendants were negligent in not initiating cesarean delivery sooner.
- The parties settled for $800,000.