A recent case out of Illinois alleges that a husband’s disabling injury was caused by a neck injection. According to the complaint, on March 20, 2015, Bill Blechinger came under the care of a doctor for an undisclosed ailment. A day later, the plaintiff entered the emergency department at St. Joseph’s Hospital – again for an undisclosed ailment – during which time an injection was administered to his neck.
According to court documents, the injection was negligently and carelessly administered in the absence of a sterile environment, causing an infection. Among other claims, the plaintiff asserts that he has become been crippled, permanently disabled, and suffers great pain, mental anguish and disfigurement. Plaintiff further asserts that he has been permanently prevented from attending his usual duties, and has lost wages, income, and has incurred large amounts of medical expenses.
The trial lawyers at Bottar Leone, PLLC, have decades of experience investigating, prosecuting and trying to verdict all types of medical malpractice cases. Victims of medical complications due to the negligence error of the administering physician could be entitled to monetary compensation. Do not hesitate to contact us to speak with someone about a potential malpractice claim.