$348,000 Settlement for Negligently Performed Physical Therapy
- Date: Spring 2009
- Attorney: Mitchell J. Makowicz, Jr.
- Settlement: $348,000
- Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice, Negligent Physical Therapy
Blume Donnelly partner Mitchell J. Makowicz, Jr. represented a man who underwent back fusion surgery. Due to an inappropriate and overly aggressive physical therapy regimen, the fusion failed, resulting in the need for additional surgery and causing permanent nerve damage. Mitch was able to settle this case with the Pennsylvania Guaranty Fund and with the successor corporation of the physical therapy facility.