Jury: $24.2 million to mom in medical malpractice case

It’s a nightmare no parent should ever have to endure: seeing their own child rendered helpless by the negligence of health care providers. That’s exactly what a woman far from us here in New York has to live with, however, after her toddler suffered irreversible brain damage in a case of medical malpractice.

A Louisiana jury recently awarded the woman $24.2 million after he was permanently harmed during a surgery seven years ago.

The mother sued the hospital and the maker of the infusion pump that failed during the surgery to correct a congenital heart defect when her son was just three years old. Read More