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Professional Liability

Floersch v. Defendant Obstetrician-Gynecologist

09/01/1998
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catastrophic injuries that left the mother in a persistent vegetative state for eleven months until life support was withdrawn and she died.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.