$1.25 Million Settlement After Negligence Causes Brain Damage
- Date: Spring 1992
- Attorney: John Blume
- Settlement: $1.25 Million
- Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice, Failure to Diagnose & Treat, Hydrocephalus
A 10-year-old child suffering from hydrocephalus (excess spinal fluid in the brain) was severely brain damaged when a malfunctioning shunt used to drain fluid from the skull was overlooked by her physicians. Attorney John Blume achieved a settlement for her family in the amount of $1.25 million.