Federal Gov't Agrees To $7M Deal In Brain Injury Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (June 15, 2017, 9:23 PM EDT) -- The federal government will pay $7 million to resolve claims that medical staff at a naval hospital failed to properly monitor a patient while administering anesthesia, which caused the patient’s permanent brain damage, according to documents filed Thursday in Florida federal court.

Christina Hollis, the wife of patient Shon Hollis, asked U.S. District Judge Marcia Morales Howard to approve a settlement to end a medical malpractice suit alleging Naval Hospital Jacksonville doctors failed to properly monitor the U.S. Navy veteran during a routine colonoscopy and exploratory...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Hollis et al v. The United States of America


Case Number

3:15-cv-00898

Court

Florida Middle

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Med. Malpractice

Judge

Marcia Morales Howard

Date Filed

July 21, 2015

Government Agencies

Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.