Estate of John Doe Deceased V Defendant Hospital

David W. Christensen

Practice Area:Medical Malpractice

Outcome:$650,000

Description:Plaintiff presented to emergency department at Defandant Hospital. It was determined ahat an appendectomy was necessary. Patient was taken to recovery room while still intubated. The patient was prematurely extubated, immediately cout not exchange air and it is opined that the patient remained without oxygenation for 17 minutes while the anesthesiologist attempted to secure the airway.