Plaintiff’s decedent, who received prenatal care from defendant, developed pregnancy-induced hypertension.
Plaintiff contended that during labor plaintiff’s decedent suffered an eclamptic seizure with resultant catastrophic injuries that left the mother in a persistent vegetative state for eleven months until life support was withdrawn and she died.
Defendant contended that plaintiff’s decedent suffered an unpredictable and unpreventable amniotic fluid embolism.
Plaintiff sought over $2 million. The jury returned a defense verdict.