UPenn Hospital Owes $2M For Baby's Birth Injury, Court Says

Law360, New York (October 5, 2012, 8:24 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania appeals court on Friday affirmed a $2.2 million jury award against the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for allegedly causing a baby's cerebral palsy during delivery, ruling the plaintiffs had presented sufficient evidence to warrant the award.

The Superior Court of Pennsylvania found that the family of Hyseem Jacobs, who died at 17 months old from complications associated with cerebral palsy, had presented enough evidence to lead a reasonable jury to conclude that the hospital and physician Peter Chen were professionally negligent and...
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