Detroit Mother and Son Awarded $120 Million in Landmark Medical Malpractice Case Over Delayed Caesarean Section

DETROIT, Michigan – In a groundbreaking medical malpractice case, a Wayne County jury has awarded a Detroit mother and her 13-year-old son a staggering $120 million. The verdict comes after a four-week trial that examined the devastating consequences of a delayed caesarean section. The child, named K’Jon, suffered severe brain damage, cerebral palsy, and developmental delays as a result. The lawsuit, filed in December 2020 in Wayne County Circuit Court, accused an obstetrician and four nurses from Henry Ford Health Systems of negligence in their care of Kirsten Drake and her unborn baby back in … Read more

SXSW Audience Awards Announced: ‘Bob Trevino Likes It’ Takes Narrative Feature, ‘Monkey Man’ Dominates Headliner Section

Austin, Texas – The winners of the Audience Awards for the 31st edition of the SXSW festival were announced on Monday. The festival, which recently concluded, recognized outstanding films in various categories. Among the winners were “Bob Trevino Likes It” by Tracie Laymon, which won in the Narrative Feature Competition, and “Monkey Man” by Dev Patel, marking his directorial debut, which dominated the Headliner section. Other notable winners included A24’s “Sing Sing,” starring Colman Domingo, winning in the Festival Favorite category, and Kyle Hausmann-Stokes’ “My Dead Friend Zoe,” starring Sonequa Martin-Green, Natalie Morales, and Ed … Read more