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Jury awards $13M in Harford County malpractice case stemming from 2004 birth

A Harford County jury awarded more than $13 million to a mother and her son, a now-18-year-old who suffered brain injuries during his birth at the Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in 2004. The lawsuit claimed that medical staff at the ...

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Appeals court overturns $205M verdict against Hopkins

A Maryland appeals court Monday overturned a $205.38 million birth injury verdict against Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, saying the mother disregarded medical advice that her child be delivered via cesarean section rather than by induced vaginal delivery due to ...

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Hospitals tout new approach on birth injury bill after record Hopkins verdict

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland hospitals will take a new crack at getting lawmakers to create a fund to compensate families of babies injured during birth, an attempt that has taken on new urgency following a record $229 million verdict against Johns ...

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Hopkins lawyers seek reduction in $229M malpractice verdict

Attorneys for Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center Inc. asked a Baltimore judge to set aside or reduce a $229 million birth injury malpractice verdict from earlier this year, arguing that the result was not consistent with the evidence and indicated ...

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Jury awards $229 million in Hopkins birth injury case

A Baltimore city jury awarded more than $229 million in a birth injury malpractice case against Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center Inc. Monday. The award, which includes $200 million in future medical expenses, $3.6 million in past medical expenses and ...

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Attorneys battle over proposed no-fault birth injury fund

ANNAPOLIS – Hospital attorneys battled plaintiffs’ lawyers Wednesday over legislation to create a dedicated no-fault fund to compensate families of babies injured during birth. Under the legislation, families of injured babies would waive their right to sue. Appearing before a Senate ...

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