Published on:

Children’s Memorial Hospital Loses Tumor Before Biopsy

The attorneys at Levin & Perconti filed a lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court on behalf of a teen whose tumor was lost by Children’s Memorial Hospital before the doctors could perform a biopsy. A week after the surgery the young woman and her family returned to the hospital to receive the biopsy results, but the hospital informed them that they could not tell her whether or not it was cancerous because they had lost the tumor. The young woman not only must now endure ultrasounds every six months to monitor her thyroid, she also may have great difficulties obtaining individual insurance in adulthood. To read the full story, click here.