This case involves a middle-aged woman who was pregnant with her third child. Near the end of her pregnancy, the Plaintiff was admitted to the hospital for observation, during which time it was discovered that she was suffering from high blood pressure. The Plaintiff was placed on blood pressure medication for a week before when went into labor, after which she was taken off the blood pressure medication. The Plaintiff claimed that her treating physician had told her that her blood pressure would gradually decrease, despite the fact that she had been taken off of her medication. Only a few days after she was discharged, she suffered a retinal vein occlusion in her left eye, leaving her with permanent damage to her vision. It was alleged that the patient’s blood pressure was not properly managed by the treating physician, leading directly to her permanently damaged vision.