Jury Returns Verdict in Favor of Obstetrician/Gynecologist

Suzanne Favia Gillen and Matthew Andris successfully tried and defended a medical malpractice claim pending in Cook County.  Suzanne and Matt defended an obstetrician/gynecologist in a case involving a brachial plexus injury allegedly suffered during the birth of a child.  At trial, Plaintiff claimed that the Doctor improperly ordered the application of fundal pressure during the birth of the Plaintiff, which caused the birth injury.  After two weeks of trial testimony, the jury returned a verdict in favor of the Doctor.