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Continued use of bone needle caused foot drop – $1,750,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a 35-year-old male, was transported to the emergency department with complaints of syncope, chest pain and shortness of breath. A CT scan revealed bilateral pulmonary emboli. He suffered acute respiratory failure requiring resuscitation in the ED. An intraosseous catheter (IO) was placed in the right tibial plateau for the emergent administration of medications. An ...