Chicago Firm Announces $6.5 Million Settlement in Northwestern Memorial Hospital Incident Stemming from 1996

Top Quote The Jay Paul Deratany Law Firm in Chicago announces an award of $6.5 million regarding a birth trauma lawsuit stemming back to a 1996 incident with Northwestern Memorial Hospital. End Quote
    QuoteJay Paul Deratany is one of Chicago's top personal injury attorneys with a special emphasis on helping birth-injured children and their families.Quote
  • Chicago, IL (1888PressRelease) March 14, 2010 - The Deratany Firm in Chicago announces the award of a 6.5 million dollar settlement between Jeff and Whitney G and Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

    On September 30 - October 1, 1996 Whitney G gave birth to RG. The family contended that during the birth of RG, negligence on the part of Northwestern Memorial Hospital and their staff caused RG to suffer severe and traumatic brain injury.

    The Deratany Firm retained over 13 world-renowned expert witnesses to testify on behalf of the family regarding the cause and severity of the infant's sustained birth trauma injuries. These expert witnesses were specialists in the areas of pediatric brain injury, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, and Pitocin related pediatric brain injury.

    RG is now 14 years old and a young lady whom the Deratany Firm is proud to represent. She continues to struggle with the consequent difficulties of her birth injury.

    Northwestern Memorial Hospital has admitted to no liability in settling this case.

    The Jay Paul Deratany firm is located at 221 North LaSalle St, Suite 2200, Chicago, IL 60601. 312-857-7285
    Deratany is a personal injury attorney who specializes in the areas of wrongful death and birth-trauma, and advocates for the rights of birth-injured children and their families.

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