$32.5M Settlement Against Reading Hospital in Birth Injury Case

The boy’s mother was admitted to Reading Hospital in late September 2018 at nearly 39 weeks pregnant…wfmz.com, Attorneys reach $32.5M settlement against Reading Hospital in birth injury case, June 2024


Despite signs consistent with an intra-amniotic infection (called chorioamnionitis), attorneys say the labor and delivery team at Reading Hospital failed to provide antibiotics. Allegations made in court documents state that monitors indicated signs of fetal distress, and this should have resulted in an earlier delivery to avoid oxygen deprivation. Attorneys for the boy’s family say today he suffers from permanent neurological injuries and is nonverbal, cortically blind and tube-fed.


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