$9.5 Million awarded in Verdict of a Patients Death

Lowery

Where did the incident take place?

The medical malpractice occurred at Vibra Hospital of Northwestern Indiana.

Who was involved in the incident?

Joseph Lowery- patient at Vibra Hospital of Northwestern Indiana

Vibra Hospital of Northwestern Indiana- rehabilitation/acute care facility

Vibra Healthcare, LLC- owner of Vibra Hospital of Northwestern Indiana

Citiria Porter, LPN- nurse at Vibra Hospital of Northwestern Indiana

What was the cause?

Instead of obeying a doctor’s order to send Joe to the hospital immediately, Vibra’s staff chose to do more testing at their facility, delaying Joe’s transfer to the hospital by several hours, and he died later that same day.

Who do you feel is at fault?

Vibra Healthcare, LLC, Vibra Hospital of Northwestern Indiana, and their staff, including Citiria Porter, LPN

What did Kenneth J. Allen Law Group do to prepare for this case?

Conducted discovery, took depositions, consulted with experts and took the case to trial.

Any other pertinent information you’d prefer to share?

This case was not subject to the damages caps of Indiana’s Medical Malpractice Act.

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