Jury Awards $15M In Birth Injury Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (December 5, 2017, 6:14 PM EST) -- A federal jury in Puerto Rico on Monday awarded $15 million in a medical malpractice suit accusing a doctor and one-time hospital owner of negligent medical treatment that contributed to an infant’s brain damage and other injuries.

The one-day trial was held solely to determine the amount of damages in the suit accusing Dr. Alfredo Bravo-Colon and Fundacion Dr. Manuel De La Pila Inglesias Inc., which operated Hospital Dr. Pila Ponce at the time of the incident, of failing to properly treat Migdalia Arroyo-Picart during the...
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Case Title

Arroyo-Picart v. Hospital Metropolitano Dr. Pila Ponce, Inc. et al


Case Number

3:15-cv-01523

Court

Puerto Rico

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Med. Malpractice

Judge

Marcos E. Lopez

Date Filed

May 5, 2015

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