Infiltration Injury to Patient In Intensive Care Unit


Settlement Amount: $50,000.00
Settlement Date: 1/2000
Attorney: Howard D. Mishkind

Description of Case: 50-year-old black female transported to ABC Hospital in cardiopulmonary arrest. While in the intensive care unit, she sustained an injury to her left arm most likely caused by an infiltration of dobutamine. Plaintiff developed weakness in the first, second and third digits of her dominant hand. Plaintiff made a good recovery and has minimal decreased sensation in the three digits, but is able to use her hand normally and works as a cashier.

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