Failure to Timely Diagnose Post-Operative Infection

Verdict/Settlement Amount: $800,000
Verdict/Settlement Date: May 2013
Attorney: Howard Mishkind

Description of Case: The Decedent was a 69-year-old otherwise healthy male who presented to ABC Emergency Room with abdominal pain and was taken to the operating room that evening where he underwent a laparotomy and was diagnosed to have a ruptured appendix. Following the surgery, he developed continued symptoms of abdominal pain and other clinical signs and symptoms which suggested that he was experiencing an anastomo