Shannon Reilly was born on November 1, 2002 at St. Charles Hospital in Port Jefferson. Doctors quickly noticed Shannon was suffering seizures and she was later determined to be suffering from cerebral palsy.

St Charles Hosp.

In the ensuing lawsuit against the hospital and the obstetrician, Shannon’s parents claimed that her delivery was improperly managed allowing a

On September 1, 2000 Jennifer Arietta was struck by an eight foot piece of plywood accidentally dropped from the third floor window at 513 Beekman Avenue in the Bronx. The plank was being used as a window cover by contractors renovating the building and ten year old Jennifer just happened to be walking on the

Destiny Avila was born at Harlem Hospital on January 5, 2001. It was a difficult delivery – Destiny was 10 pounds and her clavicle had to be forcibly fractured to get her out. Then, she was intubated and sent to the neonatal ICU for two days. Apparently all was well and baby and mother

On October 15, 1998, Eung Maing, then 37 years old and 41 weeks pregnant with her first child, was admitted to St. Vincent’s Hospital in Queens, New York. The doctors determined that she had insufficient amniotic fluid and labor should be induced.

After a difficult 24 hours or so, a low forceps delivery was performed