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$2.5M settlement on claim newborn’s strep treatment was delayed (access required)

Approximately four hours after delivery, the minor plaintiff began to exhibit worrisome signs of infection including color changes, decreased tone and intermittent grunting. Defendant pediatrician evaluated the minor plaintiff and ordered a partial sepsis work-up, but did not initiate antibiotic therapy. Eight hours later, blood cultures were positive for Group B Strep. The minor plaintiff developed seizures ...

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