Calif. Jury Finds Hospital Negligent Over Unborn Baby's Death

Law360 (November 5, 2018, 8:47 PM EST) -- A California jury has awarded $590,000 in a suit accusing a doctor and hospital of causing an unborn baby’s death due to a delayed order for an emergency cesarean section, after finding the hospital was negligent but clearing the attending physician of medical malpractice.

Following a three-week trial, the San Bernardino County Superior Court jury found on Nov. 1 that nurses for San Antonio Regional Hospital in Upland, California, were negligent in caring for maternity patient Denise Cundari in a suit accusing the hospital, Dr. Mark Alwan and others of causing the death of Cundari’s child by failing to properly monitor...

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