|Publication:||The New York Times|
|Attorney(s):||Thomas A. Moore|
|Practice Area(s):||Medical Malpractice|
|Summary:||A Queens jury awarded a Manhattan appellate judge and his wife $49 million for "the botched birth of their daughter," the couple was quoted in the Times article. The trial lasted 11 days with four and a half hours of deliberations. Thomas Moore represented the judge and his wife.|
Phyllis Saxe had been diagnosed, earlier in her pregnancy, with placenta previa-a "condition in which the placenta may separate from the uterine wall, depriving the fetus of oxygen and nutrients and making a vaginal delivery impossible," the article said. The condition may correct itself and that seemed to be the case, explained Mr. Moore.