Pegalis and Erickson secured a $5.3 Million settlement for Deidre Thompson, who suffered medical malpractice during the birth of her son Sebastian. Sebastian was born with a heart rate of over 200 beats per minute and was not breathing on his own. He was also having seizures and a later CT scan of his brain showed a skull fracture and bleeding. Today, Sebastian is permanently disabled and has difficulty walking and speaking.
Pegalis and Erickson attorney Annamarie Bondi-Stoddard is quoted in the article saying “In order to get the baby through, they were pushing on her stomach”.
Annamarie Bondi-Stoddard and Pegalis and Erickson succeeded in gaining a $5.3 verdict for Deidre Thompson and her son Sebastian for the injuries that were sustained at Queens Hospital Center.
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