Lewis v. Defendant Physician

  • Circuit Court, Cook County, Illinois09/01/1997
    Client: Defendant Physician
    Outcome: Defense Verdict

Synopsis:

A cone biopsy was performed on plaintiff, a 29-year-old female, to investigate severe cervical dysplasia.

During the procedure, which took place approximately seven weeks after she had delivered a newborn, plaintiff experienced intractable bleeding resulting in an emergency hysterectomy.

Plaintiff sought almost $800,000. The jury returned a defense verdict.