This case resulted in the largest medical malpractice settlement in the state of Texas in 2001.
Nurses ignored fetal monitor strip warnings, all while the child’s heart rate deteriorated. The child ended up suffering profound and irreversible brain damage due to a failure to perform a timely c-section.
Total Award: $11,000,000
Attorney Fees: $3,850,000
Case Expenses: $195,160.94