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After a twelve day jury trial in Winnebago County, David Faulkner, on March 10, 2017, obtained a not guilty verdict in favor of SwedishAmerican Hospital. Plaintiff made the claim that alleged physician and nursing mishandling of a shoulder dystocia delivery led to birth asphyxia, cognitive delays and a brachial plexus injury. Plaintiff sought $4,200,000.00 in compensatory damages from the jury. This victory brought the Office’s record in defending medical malpractice cases to 35-2.