Sherpan v. Defendant Obstetrician-Gynecologist

  • Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois12/01/1998
    Client: Defendant Obstetrician-Gynecologist
    Outcome: Defense Verdict

Synopsis:

Plaintiff alleged that her obstetrician/gynecologist failed to diagnose and properly attend to her incompetent cervix, and as a result, she went into premature labor and lost a fetus at 22 weeks gestation.

The plaintiff contended that a cone biopsy of the cervix performed by the physician several years before the subject pregnancy caused structural damage of the cervix.

Plaintiff sought $1 million. The jury returned a defense verdict.