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Miami doctor’s call to broker during baby’s delivery leads to $33.8 million judgment

A Miami Gardens couple was awarded a $33.8 million judgment by a U.S. District Court judge who found the obstetrician who delivered their baby caused severe brain damage. It was not the first case against the doctor, who is not liable and has no mark against his license.

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Injured baby during delivery leads to $33 million judgment

A Miami Gardens couple won a $33.8 million medical malpractice judgment in April after a South Florida obstetrician was found negligent during delivery of their baby, who was born with permanent brain damage. But as the couple would later find out, they were not the first parent to sue the doctor for seriously injuring a newborn he delivered in 2013.

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Little girl has life thanks to organ donor

At 8-months-old Deanna Anderson was dying from a blocked liver duct but was saved by an organ donation from Kenneth Romero, 23. On Friday, April 21, 2017, Deanna and her family met Romero's family for the first time during a National Donate Life Blue and Green Day Event at Miami-Dade Fire rescue Headquarters in Doral.

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Parents grateful for their child's second chance at life after transplant

Michael and Nicole Edwards with their 3-1/2 year old daughter Makinley who is a liver transplant recipient. Patients who received a second chance at life thanks to an organ transplant shared their stories on Friday, April 14, 2017, at Miami's Jackson Memorial Hospital, home to the Miami Transplant Institute, one of the busiest organ transplant centers in the United States. The event aims to raise awareness about National Donate Life month.

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Injured baby during delivery leads to $33 million judgment

A Miami Gardens couple won a $33.8 million medical malpractice judgment in April after a South Florida obstetrician was found negligent during delivery of their baby, who was born with permanent brain damage. But as the couple would later find out, they were not the first parent to sue the doctor for seriously injuring a newborn he delivered in 2013.
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