Pa. Judge Awards $41.6M Over Baby Brain Injury

Law360, Los Angeles (April 20, 2017, 4:00 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge ruled Thursday that the federal government must pay $41.6 million to a couple after determining that a doctor at a federally funded health clinic negligently used forceps to deliver the couple’s baby, which caused permanent brain damage.

Following a six-day bench trial in September, U.S. District Judge Sylvia H. Rambo determined that an obstetrician employed by Keystone Women’s Health Center, Dr. Thomas Orndorf, breached the standard of care when he delivered Christina Late and Nathan Armolt’s baby, referred to as D.A. The...
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Case Title

Late et al v. United States of America


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1:13-cv-00756

Court

Pennsylvania Middle

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Med. Malpractice

Judge

Sylvia H. Rambo

Date Filed

March 22, 2013

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