$4.2 Million for Child with Cerebral Palsy & Seizures Due to Brain Bleeds

The award-winning lawyers at ABC Law Centers secured a $1.125 million settlement (total annuity payout: $4.2 million) for a child injured by the improper use of a vacuum extractor.

vacuum extraction; ventouse; vacuum delivery; vacuum extractor; birth injury; assisted deliveryPlaintiff was scheduled for an induction of labor because she was 40 weeks and three days pregnant. There were problems during the labor and the attending doctor decided to use a vacuum extractor to assist in delivering the baby. He allowed a first-year resident to perform the procedure, despite problems with the baby’s heart rate and the fact that the resident had a poor track record and no experience using such a tool in a delivery. The vacuum extractor was improperly used, and the baby suffered bleeding deep inside the brain. Now 10 years old, the child has cerebral palsy and severe seizure disorder as a result of the injuries he suffered at birth. The award-winning cerebral palsy lawyers at Reiter & Walsh ABC Law Centers obtained $1.125 million (total annuity payout: $4.2 million) for this child who has lifelong problems as a result of the vacuum extractor misuse that caused bleeding in the baby’s brain (intracranial hemorrhages).


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If your child was injured with a vacuum extractor and now has a birth injury such as cerebral palsy, a seizure disorder or hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE), the award-winning Michigan cerebral palsy lawyers at ABC Law Centers can help. We have helped children throughout the country obtain compensation for lifelong treatment, therapy and a secure future, and we give personal attention to each child and family we represent. Our nationally recognized Michigan birth injury law firm has numerous multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements that attest to our success and no fees are ever paid to our firm ­until we win your case. Email or call Reiter & Walsh ABC Law Centers at 888-419-2229 for a free case evaluation. Our firm’s Michigan cerebral palsy lawyers are available 24 / 7 to speak with you.


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