The former army sergeant had given birth to a son with quadriplegic cerebral palsy due to complications at the time of birth and sued the hospital, the veteran’s obstetrician, and the United States government…law.com, US Government’s $6.6M Med-Mal Settlement to Army Mom Brings Total Payout to $10.2M, Greg Land, 2020

In October 2019, the court awarded a compensation of $10.2 million in which the government’s share came to be more than $6.6 million. Two settlement agreements were reached after a mediation but the government’s processes for finalizing and paying the settlement were just completed and hence the total payout came to be $10.2 million.

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Kayur V. Patel, MD, MRO, FACP, FACPE, FACHE, FACEP
KayurVPatel@ExpertWitness.MD