Medical Malpractice / Anesthesia / Brain Damage
$25,250,000 Verdict (includes $25,000,000 punitive damages against defendant corporation)
Inadequate patient care in the recovery room caused respiratory distress and brain damage. Defendant corporation had been notified of such problems both by nursing staff and by Dr. Miller before the injury to Mr. Clay, but defendant corporation took no remedial action. Clay v. National Healthcare, Inc. & Miller, M.D., Superior Court of Forsyth County, Georgia (9/21/90).