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22-year old female suffers nerve injury from routine blood draw

Type of Injury: Nerve Injury
Type of Case: Medical Malpractice
Settlement Amount: Confidential

Phlebotomist employed by Maxim Healthcare Services was working at ACL Laboratories in the Advocate Southwest Tinley Park Campus when F-22 presented for a routine blood draw. Plaintiff alleged Maxim's agent negligently probed and twisted the needle in her attempts to find a vain in the plaintiff's right elbow, which resulted in damage to the plaintiff's ulnar and/or medial nerve. Plaintiff continues to experience weakness in her right arm/hand, as well as periodic shock-like arm pain.

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