Kierl, minor v. Children’s Memorial Hospital
Settlement: $5.5 Million
The minor plaintiff successfully underwent cardiac surgery at Children's Memorial Hospital two weeks after birth for a small hole in his heart. However, the child experienced a respiratory arrest from congestion in his lungs and the surgical resident misplaced an endotracheal tube into the child's stomach during emergency resuscitation.
The child suffered irreversible brain damage requiring him to be tube fed for life.
Practice area(s): Medical Malpractice