Surgical Error in Attempted Repair of a Congenital Cardiac Defect


Settlement Amount: $2,000,000.00
Settlement Date: 12/2008
Attorney: Howard D. Mishkind

Description of Case: Wrongful death of a wife and mother of two children due to negligence on the part of the Defendant surgeon in repairing the patient’s congenital heart defect (atrial septal defect), resulting in the erosion of the aortic rim, hemodynamic compromise and death.
Court: Ohio

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