wrongful death

$1,000,000 Settlement in Wrongful Death Case

Type of Action: Medical Malpractice Injuries alleged: wrongful death Settlement: $1,000,000.00 Following an auto accident on June 7, 1995 the deceased was admitted to a hospital under the care of an orthopedic surgeon for traumatic injuries. At the hospital she was also seen in consultation by the trauma service for evaluation of pelvis and abdomen. At the no time there were radiology reports that indicated concern about the integrity of the bowel contents and rectum. Subsequent visits by the trauma service physicians and orthopedic surgeon did not answer the radiology concerns. The deceased began to exhibit severe abdominal distention and
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