Delay in Treating Intraabdominal Infection

Verdict/Settlement Amount: confidential settlement
Verdict Date: 12/2010
Attorney: Howard D. Mishkind

Description of Case: Patient in motor vehicle collision. Sustained blunt abdominal trauma resulting in a bowel perforation. Surgery performed, but source of perforation not found until patient experienced profound infection in his abdomen leading to major complications. Case tried for 2.5 weeks with non-settling defendant and settled for confidential amounts with other defendants.

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