Negligent Removal of Endotracheal Tube

Settlement Amount: $2,500,000.00
Settlement Date: 11/2005
Attorney: David A. Kulwicki

Description of Case: The deceased was hospitalized with a critical illness. In order to maintain his airway, he was intubated and on a ventilator. While positioning him for an X-ray, hospital personnel accidentally dislodged his ET tube. He suffered brain injury and died months later.

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