Marc Brecher represented a young child whose mother had a rather uneventful pregnancy until she went into labor. When she arrived at the hospital the fetal heart rate monitor tracings were not reassuring. Nevertheless the obstetricians monitoring the labor permitted the mother to labor for another eight hours before the baby was delivered by an emergency cesarian section. When the baby was born he was severely asphyxiated....
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 ...
The personal injury lawyers at Wapner Newman have proudly served injured individuals in Pennsylvania and New Jersey for over 40 years. We have succeeded in winning top settlements and verdicts for people who have been harmed due to someone else’s negligence or fault. A recent example is the $4 Million newborn hypoxic brain injury. We handle a wide range of injury claims, from vehicle accidents to product liability to medical...
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...