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A rare winning verdict for Chayden

Johnna Hughes, 44, of Kansas City, was nearly 36 weeks pregnant in September 2010 when a medical emergency forced her to deliver her son Chayden. In a rare verdict last month, a Clay County jury awarded the Kansas City mother of four $2.5 million,declaring that an E.R. physician's medical malpractice led to the child's wrongful death before birth.

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Perry Place Apartments in Kansas City has several residents who have some form of mental illness. For agencies trying to help people with severe mental illness, housing is often the biggest challenge as there are few resources available when a tenant's condition deteriorates or they become destructive or disruptive and must be evicted.

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A rare winning verdict for Chayden

Johnna Hughes, 44, of Kansas City, was nearly 36 weeks pregnant in September 2010 when a medical emergency forced her to deliver her son Chayden. In a rare verdict last month, a Clay County jury awarded the Kansas City mother of four $2.5 million,declaring that an E.R. physician's medical malpractice led to the child's wrongful death before birth.
Tammy Ljungblad tljungblad@kcstar.com
A rare winning verdict for Chayden 4:04

A rare winning verdict for Chayden

ArtMarkers helps those living with mental illness 2:28

ArtMarkers helps those living with mental illness

Finding the mentally ill a home 3:16

Finding the mentally ill a home

Hospice nurse Jen Moss provides care in life's final chapter 4:03

Hospice nurse Jen Moss provides care in life's final chapter