Case Number: 2009-166
Plaintiffs: Lance Brooks; Larry Brooks; and Alvera Millner
Defendant: Northwest Hospital
Count: Medical Malpractice
Summary of Allegations: Alleged medical malpractice involving the allegedly improper usage of a Gastrostomy Tube to feed the claimant; as a result, the claimant allegedly aspirated food, contracted respiratory illness, required the insertion of a Tracheotomy Tube, suffered a torn trachea, and then had to be transferred to a hospital where she subsequently died.