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Estate of Johnnie Packnett v. Schwab Rehab Hospital Care Network

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Estate of Johnnie Packnett v. Schwab Rehab Hospital Care Network

Johnny Packnett was a 69 y/o mother and grandmother who while recovering from a broken hip at Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital in Chicago was placed in a shower chair and given a shower. Her nurse failed to secure the shower chair and Ms. Packnett was impaled when the seat slid away from the frame of the chair. Ms. Packnett was on a ventilator for 7 months as a result of the negligence of the hospital and eventually succumbed to her injuries and died. At trial the jury awarded $7.5m.

 

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March 9, 2016