Johnson County, Kansas. Defense Verdict
The plaintiff was a 46 year old female who claimed she had suffered an anoxic brain injury related to a ruptured uterus diagnosed at the time of the C-section delivery of her child in December of 2000. The plaintiff claimed her ruptured uterus was due to the inappropriate administration of Pitocin during the induction of labor. The plaintiff asserted that she was unable to work because of an alleged “anoxic brain injury.” She claimed damages for medical treatment, past and future lost wages, as well as pain and suffering. At trial plaintiff claimed damages in excess of $300,000. A verdict was returned in favor of all defendants.