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32-Year Old Becomes Pregnant When Postpartum Bilateral Tubal Ligation with Filshie Clip Application Fails

Type of Injury: Wrongful Pregnancy / Wrongful Conception
Type of Case: Medical Malpractice
Settlement Amount: $100,000.00

On May 19, 2005, F-32 underwent a postpartum bilateral tubal ligation with Filshie clip application that failed shortly thereafter resulting in her pregnancy. In June 2006, Plaintiff gave birth to a healthy baby boy.

Injuries: Due to the alleged medical negligence of the defendants, the plaintiff sought compensation for physical and emotional pain, and the incapacity and distress of the pregnancy and labor, together with the costs of the child’s birth and re-sterilization. The plaintiff's husband sought loss of consortium during the relevant period of time.

What Each Defendant Paid: Adventist GlenOaks Hospital and John B. Dacanay, M.D. ($100,000)

Insurance Company: Self-Insured (Adventist Health System)

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