$274,000 Settlement for Emergency Room Negligence / Necrotizing Fasciitis
- Date: Spring/Summer 2005
- Attorney: Mitch Makowicz
- Settlement: $274,000
- Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice, Emergency Room Negligence, Failure to Diagnose, Failure to Treat
An 18-year-old male patient presented to an Emergency Room complaining of fever, pain, and swelling under his arm, classic signs of infection. The doctors failed to diagnose necrotizing fasciitis, resulting in a more extensive surgery and scarring than would have otherwise been necessary. Blume Goldfaden attorney Mitchell Makowicz handled the matter on behalf of the client.