Posted on March 22, 2013
J.G. v. Advocate Christ Medical Center – $12,261,171 jury verdict for the estate of a 49 year-old man who died from a rare blood disease, thrombotic thrombocytopenia purpura (TTP). He was admitted to the hospital on a Sunday morning, the diagnosis was confirmed by 4:30 p.m., but the plasmapheresis nurse took 6 hours to come to the hospital to provide the essential emergency treatment. His wife and three adult children survive him.