Negligent Security Seminar | March 2015

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Confidential Settlement – Death of man from neglect in emergency room

A 68 year old man died when his blunt abdominal trauma was neglected by the hospital and trauma physician.  He bled to death after receiving treatment too late to save his life.  He sat in  the emergency room for over 45 minutes until he went into shock and was finally treated.  John Elliott Leighton represented the man’s surviving wife and obtained a confidential settlement with the hospital for its failure to promptly assess and treat this man.

 

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