$500,000 Malpractice Settlement for Patient Neglected in Chicago-Area Hospital E.R.

Rapoport Weisberg & Sims P.C. Reaches Settlement With Chicago-Area Hospital in Malpractice Case

October 25, 2013

Rapoport Weisberg & Sims P.C. reached a settlement with a Chicago-area hospital today for failing to provide proper treatment in the emergency room to an intoxicated patient who injured his shoulder when he fell off his bike. The lawsuit alleged as a result of delayed medical treatment, the man sustained a permanent brachial plexus injury. The case against the Hospital was settled for $500,000. The lawsuit is proceeding against the emergency room physician responsible for the man's care and his practice group.