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Paralyzed Man Awarded $3 Million in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
Rebecca Ramsey1 year ago
A Colorado jury has awarded $3 million to a paralyzed man after medical staff failed to recognize his spinal cord injury.
About the Incident
A 66-year-old man named Samuel Chifalo visited the emergency room of Pueblo’s Parkview Medical Center on Feb. 11, 2016, after he had fallen and bashed his face against furniture. After the hospital discharged him, he became paralyzed.
The most common causes for spinal cord injury are traumas such as falling from heights, violence, and sporting injuries; but they can also be caused by compression of the cord, tumors, infections, or inflammation.
Those who suspect that their spinal cord has been injured should contact a hospital immediately. If promptly treated, some spinal cord injuries can be reversed.
If you or a loved one have been injured due to a medical error, contact Thomas J. Henry. Our firm has a proven track record of winning large cases for severely injured clients for more than 25 years. Thomas J. Henry has the experienced medical malpractice lawyers and the legal and financial resources necessary to properly develop your case. Our dedication and determination is reflected in the record-breaking results we have helped our clients achieve.