Pa. Court Won't Revisit $10.1M Medical Malpractice Verdict

Law360, Philadelphia (April 28, 2017, 3:35 PM EDT) -- The Pennsylvania Superior Court will not rehear a case in which it affirmed a $10.1 million jury verdict in favor of a woman who sued a Philadelphia hospital over her infant's untimely bacterial meningitis diagnosis.

The court on Monday denied the Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania's bid for reargument, after the court previously rejected its claim that plaintiff Shantice Tillery's expert medical witnesses provided speculative testimony that was based solely on conjecture.

The court in February upheld the jury verdict pinning the blame on CHOP for Tillery's baby's brain damage, deafness and other serious injuries purportedly caused by doctors' late diagnosis of...

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