Anonymous v. Anonymous
Plaintiff Attorney: Eric Turkewitz, Manhattan
A 76 year old Brooklyn man went to a Manhattan hospital in 2006 for hip replacement surgery. In the recovery room he had unexplained pain and then lapsed into a coma.
When he came out of the coma a few months later he was profoundly brain damaged and in need of institutional care.
The matter settled in early 2012 for $3,450,000 with payments coming from the anesthesiologist and hospital.
Other matters of brain injuries that this office has handled are here:
- $7M – Medical malpractice and wrongful death brain damaged during childbirth, who subsequently died (2015).
- $1.295M – Bronx Medical Malpractice — Failure To Admit Man With Impending Stroke – brain injury
- $1.86M – Brooklyn Medical Malpractice – Brachial Plexus Injury During Liposuction Leads To Stroke From Hemorrhage – brain damage — 1-Week Coma – Surgeon And Anesthesiologist Settled
- $625K – Dutchess Medical Malpractice — Failure To Diagnose Brain Tumor — Brain Damage
Failure to diagnose and treat a slow growing meningioma in the head, in Poughkeepsie.