$400,000 Medical Malpractice Claim SettledMarch 1, 2012
Christopher L. Musmanno, personal injury attorney with the law firm of Einhorn, Harris, Ascher, Barbarito & Frost, Denville, NJ, announces a $400,000 settlement. The Defendant, a doctor, injected the plaintiff’s knee with an unknown steroid in an unknown amount. The Doctor argued that the plaintiff’s knee was not infected prior to the time of the injection, but neglected to review her prior medical records. The plaintiff’s knee became septic, requiring major surgery and intravenous antibiotics. Prior to trial the Doctor settled the case for $400.000.