University of Minnesota Sued for Negligent Care During Child Birth
A woman has filed a lawsuit against the University of Minnesota alleging negligent care resulted in long term injuries to her baby.
University of Minnesota Sued for Alleged Negligent Care
- According to the Minnesota Daily, Niesha Jones, 18, visited the university for the delivery of her child March 29, 2011.
- Her son was born three days later at the university, and Ms. Jones is now alleging her son suffered permanent mental and physical injuries during delivery.
- Ms. Jones is seeking $200,000 for medical expenses stemming from the alleged complications suffered by her two-year-old son during the delivery.
Details of the Minnesota Medical Negligent Lawsuit
- The lawsuit was filed against the University of Minnesota’s Board of Regents, University of Minnesota Physicians, Health East Care System and the St. Joseph’s Hospital.
- The lawsuit claims that, due to negligent care, Ms. Jones’ son, Lavelle Brown, now suffers seizures and arm weakness which may deteriorate to arm paralysis.
- Ms. Jones also alleges that Lavelle suffers from mental injuries due to lack of oxygen during birth.
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