$144 million!

The Detroit News is reporting that a teenage girl who suffered brain trauma at birth has won a $144 million verdict against William Beaumont Hospital.

The 15-year-old, Markell VanSlembrouck, was represented by Geoffrey Fieger, who said the court appointed a conservator who will ensure round-the-clock care for VanSlembrouck for the rest of her life. The hospital plans to appeal.

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