• SBH Successfully Defends Emergency Room Physician

Updated: Aug 20, 2020

SBH attorneys Tom Hill and Kim Flanigan successfully defended an emergency room physician and her group arising from the death of a 57 year old man. Plaintiff alleged the defendants failed to recommend hospital admission after he presented to the emergency department with severely elevated blood pressure along with a history of untreated chronic blood pressure, untreated diabetes and an acute kidney stone. The patient was discharged from the emergency room and died a few hours later. Plaintiff asked the jury to award damages in excess of $4 million. The case was tried in the Circuit Court of Lake County.

124 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Smith Blake Hill congratulates our attorneys that have been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars® publications by Thomson Reuters. Super lawyers: Jenny Blake Tom Hill Bob O’Malley