Monday, September 19, 2011

In Pennsylvania, $23 Million Jury Award for Woman Who Lost Both Legs Due to Infection

Headlines out of Allentown, PA's The Morning Call, indicate a medical malpratice lawsuit by a woman who lost both legs due to infection while under care the care of a home care nurse, has been awarded $23 million by a jury. According to the report:
"The medical malpractice verdict, among the highest ever in the county, came after attorneys [the plantiff] argued that her home-care nurse failed to report a bacteria-infected catheter, leading to an infection that nearly killed her in 2008."
To read the article, go to:  Jury awards Lehighton woman $23 million