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Child Suffers Permanent Neurological Deficit after Administration of Excessive Sodium

A pharmacist at a hospital made a ten-fold error in the quantity of sodium added to an intravenous solution administered to a nineteen month old child. This error caused the client to suffer an iatrogenic hypernatremia and permanent neurological deficits. Pennsylvania Medical Negligence Lawyers Rosen Louik & Perry represented the victim. Defendants argued that client’s underlying disease had already rendered her neurologically disabled so that this pharmacy error caused no significant damage. This case settled for $275,000.00 and the money was put in trust and used to better the life of the child.

Dosing mistakes or treatment error at care centers and hospitals can cause harm to those you love. If someone in your family has suffered the effects of medical negligence, please contact us today. Rosen Louik & Perry know you’ve been through a lot, and are here to help. Call our office today to speak to one of our Pennsylvania Medical Negligence Attorneys.