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Baby died after failure to give antibiotics or test for meningitis — $1.55 million settlement (access required)

On July 18, 2018, plaintiff brought her 3-month-old son to his pediatrician’s office as soon as it opened after he awoke that morning with a 103.9 degree fever and had refused feeding. The pediatrician noted that the baby’s fever was over 103 degrees F, heart rate was 250 bpm and he was screaming and whimpering. While ...