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Medical malpractice suit approved by Board of Trustees

A medical malpractice lawsuit that was filed after a man suffered from a brain injury after being in the care of the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center has just been settled and an amount of $16.2 million has been approved by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees.

According to the lawsuit, the 47-year-old man, a former police officer, suffered a brain injury after the nursing staff failed to monitor the man’s intracranial pressure during an EVD challenge.

The result of the negligence lead the man’s ICP levels dangeorusly elevated causing the man to suffer from quadriplegia. In addition to the $16.2 million, another $1.5 million will be paid by the nursing agency.

If you or a loved one has been the victim of medical malpractice, you may be able to be compensated for your pain and suffering. Contact the Kankakee medical malpractice lawyers of Spiros Law, P.C., by calling (815) 929-9292 today.