$60.9 Million Verdict for Brain-Injured Baby

Led by partners Ervin A. Gonzalez and Deborah J. Gander, the firm in 2005 obtained a $60.9 million award, the largest amount ever awarded in a Federal Tort Claims Act case in the country. Federal Judge Jose A. Gonzalez found the Obstetrics Clinic in Mayport Naval Station in Jacksonville, Florida, liable for medical negligence in the delivery of a brain-injured baby and awarded damages to the boy and his parents, Raiza Bravo and U.S. Navy Serviceman Oscar Rodriguez