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$1.75 Million | Infant Bowel Obstruction Death

$1.75 Million | Infant Bowel Obstruction Death

$1.75 Million for medical malpractice due to delayed diagnosis and delayed surgery of a twisted bowel of a five-day-old infant who died after surgery. The baby’s family contended that the doctor failed to timely diagnose the twisted bowel and timely transfer the baby to a hospital with a pediatric surgeon. The hospital was negligent for not informing the nursing staff of doctor availability and the nursing staff was failed to timely start an IV, administer fluids, give antibiotics and recognize altered mental status.