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$1.2 Million Awarded To Hospital Burn Victim

Published July 9, 2010 by Scott Gottlieb, Injury Law Attorney

A 78-year-old woman, who suffered from burns and permanent scars after a medical device was placed too near her supplementary oxygen and later exploded, has been awarded $1.2 million by a Macomb County, Michigan jury.

The woman was being treated at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital for a heart attack when she fell out of bed and suffered facial fractures and a deep cut over her eye.  The attorneys argued that the injuries resulted from a hospital resident’s actions in October 2007.

Hospital representatives said in a statement that they respect the jury’s verdict and extended sympathy to the patient and her family.

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