It is worth noting that situations similar to those described in this medical malpractice case could just as easily occur at any of the healthcare facilities in the area, such as Kaiser Permanente, UC Davis Medical Center, Mercy, Methodist, or Sutter.
(Please also note: the names and locations of all parties have been changed to protect the confidentiality of the participants in this personal injury lawsuit and its proceedings.)
Individually and on Naomi’s behalf, Martinez sued Salmon and Bakings Medical, saying that they should immediately have treated the child or consulted a pediatric infectious disease specialist.
The next day, Maria was transferred to UCD Medical Center, where she underwent spinal taps, MRIs that revealed severe brain damage and CT scans that showed bleeding in her brain. Naomi remained in the hospital for two months for her brain injuries, and following her discharge from UCD, she required round-the-clock care.
According to the suit, Naomi’s permanent disabilities could have been mitigated–or avoided–had the defendants treated or referred the child sooner.
The parties negotiated a $625,000 settlement.
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