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Brain Stem Perforation
Penny Sposato v. Mt. Sinai Hospital
Anesthesiologist lost track of the presenting aspect of a surgical tool resulting in a brain stem perforation with permanent brain damage and locked in syndrome. The doctor was supposed to run a connecting wire from the head down to a battery pack in the small of the lower back, but instead ran the wire upwards losing its location at the neck area and the tip entered the hole in the base of the plaintiff’s brain causing massive injury.
Awarded: $9,900,000.00 Pre-trial Settlement – Andrew W. Siegel, Trial Attorney