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Jury returns $144 million verdict for girl injured at birth
According to plaintiff’s attorney Geoffrey N. Fieger, Dr. Andrew Jay Halperin should have known that Kimberly VanSlembrouck’s baby was going to be too big to risk a vaginal birth, and he should have called for a Caesarean section. In October of last year, a Michigan jury agreed and awarded $144 million to Fieger’s client, who sustained serious injury during her birth.