Law360 (November 27, 2018, 9:59 PM EST) -- An Oklahoma federal judge on Monday awarded $15 million to the parents of an infant who suffered a severe brain injury during an alleged botched delivery at a Chickasaw Nation hospital under the purview of the Indian Health Service.
Following a nine-day bench trial held in September and October, U.S. District Judge Joe Heaton found that medical staff at the Chickasaw Nation Medical Center committed medical negligence during the labor and birth of Alexis and Taylor Stokes' son, referred to in court papers as D.S., which caused irreversible brain damage, cerebral palsy and spastic quadriplegia, or muscle stiffness in all four...
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