Case Number: C-12-CV-20-000076
Plaintiff(s): MATTHEW ABNEY; MICHELLE ABNEY; EDDIE ABNEY III
Defendant(s): UPPER CHESAPEAKE MEDICAL CENTER, INC.; CHANAN LEVY, M.D.
Injury(s): Misshaped head; Femoral neuropathy due to labor and pushing and fluid edema; Encephalomalacia in the left frontal, temporal and parietal lobe and lateral aspect of the basal ganglia presumably secondary to old left MCA infarct; Permanent neurodevelopmental and physical issues; Tonal abnormalities; Cerebral palsy; Developmental delays in fine and gross motor skills; Speech and language deficits
Hospital(s): Upper Chesapeake Medical Center, Inc.
Procedure(s): Caesarean Section
Count(s): Medical Negligence
Summary of Allegations: Dr. Levy, M.D. acting as an agent of Upper Chesapeake Medical Center breached the standard of care for Plaintiff when Dr. Levy failed to perform a caesarean section at the reasonable time. If Dr. Levy would have performed the caesarean section at the reasonable time in this circumstance, Plaintiff would not experience the serious developmental factors hindering Plaintiff’s cognitive development.