Feds Settle $5M Med Mal Suit Over Child's Hip Injury

Law360, Los Angeles (December 6, 2017, 9:03 PM EST) -- The U.S. government said Wednesday it has agreed to settle a $5 million medical malpractice suit accusing a federally funded health care provider of failing to diagnose a child's hip joint condition that purportedly caused her to have a permanent limp, according to court records.

Ahead of a bench trial, the government settled claims brought by parents Magda Jakubowski and Marcin Jakubowski accusing Optimus Health Care Inc. doctors and nurses of failing to diagnose and treat the developmental dysplasia of the hip for their child, referred...
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Case Title

Jakubowski et al v. USA


Case Number

3:15-cv-01062

Court

Connecticut

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Med. Malpractice

Judge

Jeffrey A. Meyer

Date Filed

July 10, 2015

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