John & Jane Doe v. Dr. Roe and Private Medical Center

Ryan M. Springer

Case Conclusion Date:September 5, 2009

Practice Area:Wrongful Death

Outcome:$1,100,000 Settlement

Description:Surgeon placed an obese patient with documented sleep apnea on a PCA Pump along with basal rate opiate analgesics without adequate instruction or patient supervision. Hospital employee pre-charted her shift and failed to monitor patient over night. Patient suffered respiratory failure and death.