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Jury Finds Doctor and Hospital Liable for Birth Injury

Posted by Peter Heed on May 05, 2015

A Port Charlotte Florida hospital and Dr. Michael Coffey have been found liable in a birth injury medical malpractice trial.  The jury awarded the parents of a child born with a severe brain injury $23,000,000. 

In their determination, the jury found that Dr. Michael Coffey was 70% responsible for the child's severe injuries and the hospital, formerly known as Peace River Regional, 30% responsible for the birth injury.

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