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Appeals court overturns $205M verdict against Hopkins (access required)

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 (access required)

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 (access required)

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 (access required)

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 (access required)

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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