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Malpractice lawsuit over cause of cerebral palsy nearly finished

An infant suffered severe cerebral palsy from lack of oxygen when doctors took too long to decide to perform a cesarean section. The doctors say that the girl suffered brain damage during the first 9 weeks of the pregnancy. The case is currently being fought in court. The plaintiffs are seeking nearly $30 million in damages.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by KWCH 12 Eyewitness News

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About: Malpractice lawsuit over cause of cerebral palsy nearly finished

Date: 14 October 2004

Source: KWCH 12 Eyewitness News

Author: delaine Renfro

URL: http://www.kbsd6.com/servlet/Satellite?pagename=KBSD/MGArticle/BSD_BasicArticle&c=MGArticle&cid=1031778543195

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