Feds Drop Appeal Of $15M Brain Injury Verdict, Ink $10M Deal

Law360 (August 11, 2020, 6:34 PM EDT) -- The federal government will drop its Sixth Circuit appeal of a $15 million bench verdict in a suit accusing a Tennessee military hospital of causing a newborn baby's permanent and severe brain damage, in exchange for paying a lower $10 million settlement, according to court papers filed Tuesday.

The parents of the child, Kelly Wilson and Delvin Tavarez, asked U.S. District Judge Aleta A. Trauger to approve a settlement to end a medical malpractice case accusing Blanchfield Army Community Hospital of negligently allowing Wilson to attempt a natural childbirth despite not being a good candidate for such a procedure, which caused...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!