Medical Malpractice

Here is a sampling of Walton Law Firm results in the area of medical malpractice:


FEEDING TUBE NEGLIGENTLY PLACED INTO LUNG
Medical Malpractice - An 18-year-old woman was in intensive care for several weeks and lost the use of her left lung after the negligent placement of a feeding tube.
Recovery: $1,500,000.00.


FALL IN HOSPITAL CAUSES PREMATURE DEATH
Medical Malpractice - A terminally ill patient was hospitalized for medical issues related to his cancer. While in a the hallway after a test, he was left unsecured and unattended in his cardiac chair and fell forward and on to the floor. As a result of the fall, he suffered internal injuries that went undiagnosed and caused rapid decline and death.
Recovery: $150,000.00.


NEGLIGENT SURGERY CAUSES BLINDNESS AND BRAIN DAMAGE
Medical Malpractice - A 56-year-old airline industry engineer was diagnosed with a pituitary tumor. The surgery to remove the tumor resulted in permanent blindness and brain damage.
Recovery: $2,000,000.00.


LAB FAILS TO SEND REPORT OF EARLY CANCER TO PRIMARY DOCTOR
Medical Malpractice - A 56-year-old man developed colon cancer four years after physicians failed to follow up on biopsy results which showed he had a suspicious polyp.
Recovery: $225,000.00.