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Illinois newborn who sustained brain injury at birth suffers from cerebral palsy

The Illinois parents of a minor with cerebral palsy recently filed a lawsuit in St. Clair County Circuit Court against Protestant Memorial Medical Center in Belleville, Illinois and the doctor who delivered the newborn. The parents allege that their newborn suffered a hypoxic brain injury lawsuit the defendant doctor and hospital negligently ruptured membranes before her birth, failed to utilize inutero resuscitation maneuvers, and failed to prepare for an immediate C-section in a scenario of prolonged deceleration.

Our Chicago brain injury attorneys at Levin and Perconti have represented several families who have suffered from similar circumstances. Levin and Perconti recently announced a $6.5 million settlement for a young girl with cerebral palsy following a brain injury lawyers to begin the process of redress and reform.