Newborn’s Decapitation at Birth Prompts Malpractice Lawsuit

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  1. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Well-Known Member

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    A Missouri couple filed a lawsuit Sept. 28 against four defendants for a birth gone horribly wrong. The New York Daily News reports Friday that Arteisha Betts and Travis Ammonette of Florissant, Mo., claim their newborn son, Kaden Travis Ammonette, died while in the birth canal. The baby's head was allegedly decapitated from its neck when the doctor tried pulling the baby out of the birth canal.

    http://news.yahoo.com/newborn-decapitation-birth-prompts-malpractice-lawsuit-191400728.html

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  2. gwartney

    gwartney Is there gas in the car? 2010 OG Gold

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    In other news, Purdue is favored by 1 against Wisconsin.
     
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    I am surprised that doesn't happen more often.
     
  4. PI Nate

    PI Nate Disenfranchised since 1984...

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    was this the cause of your brain damage?
     
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    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    jesus, imagine pulling that out with the mom & dad right there....
     
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    Ridic Too2 New Member Banned User

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    Mom and dad are gonna be millionaires.
     
  7. AmishGirl

    AmishGirl Well-Known Member

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    Mr. Potato Head Darth Tater™ 2010 OG Gold

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    in vitro fertilization

    God didn't want them to have a baby. Plain and simple. :coffee:
     
  9. banksy

    banksy It's summertime VIP

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    you just know the doctor immediately tried to jam the head back on the neck

    just by instinct
     
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    So is the kid gonna be alright? :coffee:
     
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    duct tape...fixes everything
     
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    Why the fuck are 21 & 20 year old un-married people even involved with in-vitro? Who paid for that? Sounds like Octomom in the making.

    That being said, I do feel bad for their loss.
     
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    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    dam, no kidding.
     
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    PI Nate Disenfranchised since 1984...

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    WE did...:facepalm:
     
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    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    look at all the money they'll save getting the kid haircuts over the years
     
  16. Mlaw

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    They wouldn't have been had this not recently happened

    "The Missouri Supreme Court has overturned a key provision in a Republican-backed “tort reform” law that limited the amount of money people could win in medical malpractice lawsuits. In a 4-3 decision Tuesday, the high court said the 2005 law violated the right to a jury trial by capping noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases at $350,000."
     
  17. FlaFlaFlunkie

    FlaFlaFlunkie Fabulous!

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    How do you feel about that, Mlaw?

    I resent any law that caps the amount of money a person can be awarded for damages. It allows death to be reduced down to a maximum dollar figure. So long as the hospitals can afford "that" number, they can get away with anything.
     
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    Same thing with airlines. They calculate how much it would cost to pay off all the families of crash victims and then they figure out how much it would cost to make the airplane safe.

    Paying off the families is always cheaper.
     
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    I found a lot of people to be totally fucking worthless. :dontknow:
     
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    Yup.