Kier v. Defendant Physician

  • Circuit Court, Cook County, Illinois10/01/1995
    Client: Defendant Physician
    Outcome: Defense Verdict

Synopsis:

Plaintiff experienced severe post-operation infection following knee surgery with resultant ulnar nerve injury to plaintiff’s upper extremity. Plaintiff underwent a month-long course of intravenous antibiotic therapy to treat the infection.

Plaintiff sustained a permanent disabling injury to the knee as a result of the infection.

Plaintiff sought almost $600,000. The jury returned a defense verdict.