Failure to Diagnose and Timely Treat Epiglottitis in the Emergency Room


Settlement Amount: $850,000.00
Settlement Date: 2000

Description of Case: 42-year-old woman presents to ABC Emergency Room with progressing case of epiglottitis which is not timely diagnosed and treated, resulting in airway closure and death.
Court: Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court

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