Clostridium difficile infection after car accident

George Pittman Patterson

Case Conclusion Date:February 16, 2011

Practice Area:Car / Auto Accident

Outcome:$1,576,747.00 judgment in Montgomery County.

Description:As a result of a head-on collision, Mr Patterson's client suffered a severly fractured leg that required surgery. The surgical wounds became infected requiring a strong course of antibiotics that resulted in a Clostridium difficile (C-diff) infection. The infection damaged the colon requiring a surgery to remove the large intestine. The lawsuit was filed in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County against a resident of Carroll County, Maryland.