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Calif. Court OKs $6.2M Award For Woman’s Childbirth Death

Law360 (May 16, 2018, 7:35 PM EDT) -- A California appeals court has affirmed a $6.2 million judgment against a doctor in a suit accusing the doctor and a hospital of causing a woman’s death after she gave birth via cesarean section, saying a jury verdict in favor of the patient’s estate is supported by substantial evidence.

A three-judge panel for the Fourth District on Tuesday upheld a jury verdict in favor of Yuanda Hong accusing obstetrician Long-Dei Liu and Garden Grove Hospital of failing to stabilize his wife Ling-Nie’s profuse bleeding following a...
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