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Tort/Negligence Medical Malpractice – Obstetric Emergency Statute – Medical Stability – Immediate Threat – Shoulder Dystocia (access required)

This medical malpractice case arose from the defendant-doctor’s management of a baby’s shoulder being stuck under her mother’s pubic bone during delivery, which led to the baby suffering permanent brachial plexus nerve injury to the baby’s right arm. The parties’ experts seem to agree that data from fetal heart monitoring strips, Apgar scores, and cord ...

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