16.3 Million The two-year-old plaintiff underwent skull surgery for separate premature skull sutures at ACMC. After a successful surgery, she was then transferred to the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU).
The PICU team failed to complete a post-op CBC order for over five (5) hours, resulting in a failure to timely diagnose ongoing bleeding and inadequate circulating blood volume. The Plaintiff suffered global hypoxic brain injury as a result of the failure to timely monitor, perform the CBC and intervene. She currently suffers from cerebral palsy, cortical blindness, seizure disorder and is wheelchair bound.