Medical malpractice lawyer in Philadelphia, Marc Brecher has obtained a $4.5 Million settlement on behalf of a child who suffered irreversible brain damage due to the failure of the attending obstetrician to properly interpret fetal heart rate monitor tracings. It is common that a baby’s heart rate is recorded on a continuous strip, which indicates the baby’s well being. In this particular case, the baby was showing severe...
Marc Brecher secured a settlement in the amount of $4,200,000 for a child that suffered permanent brain damage during a delivery that was complicated by a shoulder dystocia. The mother of this child was a gestational diabetic. Gestational diabetic mothers are at risk for delivering excessively large children. In the instant circumstances, the mother delivered a baby that was over 10 pounds. Unfortunately, this baby became ...
Philadelphia Medical Malpractice Lawyer, Marc Brecher represented a child who was born premature. He was placed in the neonatal intensive care unit for monitoring. In the days following his birth while he was still in the neonatal intensive care unit, he demonstrated signs and symptoms of heart irregularities. However, these signs and symptoms were not recognized by the attending neonatal staff. Due to the delay in diagnos...
Philadelphia Medical Malpractice Lawyer, Marc Brecher has successfully settled a medical malpractice claim for $3.8 million. This case concerned a child who was in a breech position at the time of delivery. When the obstetrician performed the cesarean section delivery, force was exerted on the baby’s neck causing the baby to suffer a spinal cord injury. Brecher was successful in arguing that the baby’s spinal cord inju...
Marc Brecher represented the estate of a 51-year-old man who presented to a hospital within 45 minutes of the onset of severe chest pain. The emergency room doctor promptly diagnosed that he was having a heart attack and paged the on call cardiologist. However the on call cardiologist did not timely respond to the page. The emergency room doctor then decided to give the patient a clot busting drug without consulting with the o...