Brain bleed malpractice suit ends in confidential settlement

Written by The Associated Press | Nov 3, 2017 3:13 PM

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(Lancaster) -- A medical malpractice lawsuit that alleged negligent care caused a pregnant teenager to suffer catastrophic brain bleeding during surgery ended suddenly with a confidential settlement.

The lawyer for 22-year-old Analisa Ramos says no details of the settlement with Lancaster General Hospital can be revealed. reports Ramos has remained quadriplegic since an emergency C-section surgery in 2010.

At issue in the case was if then-15-year-old Ramos' bleeding was caused by the girl's medical care.

The settlement came Thursday morning, on the ninth day of what was projected to be a two-week trial.

Attorneys for Lancaster General didn't respond to requests for comment, but previously denied Ramos' claims.

Attorney Thomas Kline, who represents Ramos, didn't ask for a specific dollar amount when the case was filed.

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