Case Conclusion Date: July 12, 2002
Practice Area: Medical Malpractice
Description: On a Saturday evening, Maria Del Carmen Mejia walked into the Emergency room at Community Hospital of San Bernardino with complaints of severe neck pain twisted to the right. Tragically, after being discharged from the hospital the next day, she became quadriplegic. Due to a misinterpreted x-ray diagram, Maria Mejia was mistreated in the hospital. The resulting case lead to the award of 27.5 million dollars to the plaintiff.