Stoneburner & Stoneburner Listed in Virginia Lawyers Weekly for Largest Settlements in VA for 2010

Courtney SweasyDecember 2, 2010

Type of Case:Medical malpractice

Attorneys: Lewis T. Stoneburner and Bellamy Stoneburner, Richmond

Summary: Plaintiff alleged that defense radiologists failed to detect bilateral hip dyplasia in ultrasounds conducted at birth and at four months of age.

As a result, plaintiff lost the opportunity to be treated conservatively during the first six to eight months of life with a Pavlik harness.

The dysplasia was not diagnosed until she was 8 years old, when she underwent bilateral hip reconstruction. She faces a lifetime of hip replacements, starting at age 20 when she has achieved complete bone growth.


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