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Infant’s Medical Malpractice Pain and Suffering Award Slashed

Posted in Medical Malpractice

On February 23, 2009, at Mercy Medical Center in Rockville Centre, Nylah Hollingsworth was born prematurely at 26 1/2 weeks of gestation. Two weeks later,Nylah was diagnosed with necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), an acute infection of the intestine sometimes seen in premature infants. Nylah’s mother sued the hospital claiming that it negligently caused NEC. On September… Continue Reading