Birth Injury Due to HSV – Defense Verdict

Johnson v. Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital et al., Multnomah County Case No. 15CV06640
This case involves a child who developed a brain injury several weeks after his birth from encephalopathy caused by an infection with herpes simplex virus, type-2 (“HSV”). The boy’s court-appointed guardian ad-litem brought this case claiming that when the boy’s mother presented to Defendant Legacy’s hospital and saw Defendant Dr. Miles she had oozing spots on her vaginal walls which should have alerted the doctor and the hospital that she needed to be tested for Herpes.  Plaintiff also claimed . . .

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February 16, 2018

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