Floersch v. Defendant Obstetrician-Gynecologist

  • Circuit Court, Cook County, Illinois09/01/1998
    Client: Defendant Obstetrician-Gynecologist
    Outcome: Defense Verdict

Synopsis:

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catastrophic injuries that left the mother in a persistent vegetative state for eleven months until life support was withdrawn and she died.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.