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$2.3 million dollar settlement for brain damaged baby

A $2.3 million dollar settlement was achieved on the eve of trial for the family of an infant born brain damaged after suffering a devastating infection at birth. The baby contracted viral meningitis during childbirth and this eventually developed into encephalitis. Unfortunately, the illness was not promptly discovered by the treating pediatric physicians so that no treatment or therapy was instituted. Once a proper diagnosis was made, significant brain damage resulted leaving the infant with life long injuries.