Fetal Distress Aspirated Meconium
The obstetrician ignored signs of fetal distress and delayed too long before delivering of the baby by cesaerean section. The baby aspirated meconium (feculent matter) and suffered brain damage. Part of the defense that had to be overcome was a claim that C-sections are overused, and that the doctor was correct in waiting. Our top notch experts were prepared to testify that the policy debate over cesearean section was irrelevant to this case, in which the procedure was clearly required.
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