Court Reverses Decision, Remands Malpractice Case Against Women's Hospital
(December 18, 2015, 12:45 PM EST) -- DETROIT — A Michigan court on Dec. 8 reversed a district court's decision in favor of a minor who suffered severe injuries during birth and against a hospital, finding that alleged malpractice coupled with the violation of the claimant's constitutional rights constituted one indivisible injury (Chelsie Barker, a minor, by her conservator Howard Linden, v. Hutzel Women's Hospital, et al., No. 321857, Mich. App.; 2015 Mich. App. LEXIS 2285).
(Opinion available. Document #77-151223-007Z.)
In December 1998, Chantrienes Barker, who was 36 weeks pregnant, was...