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$1,050,000 settlement – death of disabled child in emergency room

John Elliott Leighton obtained a confidential settlement on behalf of parents whose disabled teenage son was killed through a medical mistake in an emergency room.  The young boy underwent a bronchoscopy which was performed improperly, and hospital staff failed to recognize that he developed a pneumothorax, resulting in his death. The case as settled for $1,050,000 prior to trial.


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