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  • Feldman Shepherd Wins $30.5M in Ga. Brain-Damaged Baby CaseNovember 14th, 2016

    A $30.5 million verdict awarded by a Gwinnett County, Georgia, jury to a mother and her brain-damaged child came as a shock to one defense attorney, who said it was likely one of the highest awards Gwinnett has seen. Re’Ayah Louis, now age 4, was left …

  • Study Claims Most Birth Asphyxia Cases PreventableDecember 4th, 2013

    Birth asphyxia, also known as birth hypoxia, or intrauterine hypoxia, occurs when a newborn is deprived of oxygen. This complication can lead to permanent brain damage and even death of the infant. In cases of brain damage, we typically see children diagnosed with cerebral palsy …

  • Bernstein Upholds $78.4 Mil. Verdict in Phila. Med Mal CaseMay 14th, 2013

    In an apparent case of first impression, a Philadelphia judge, in upholding a $78.4 million medical malpractice verdict, has ruled that attorney fees must be based on the present value of the jury’s future damages award, not the cost of an annuity, to satisfy the …