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Negligence Lawsuit Filed After Hospital Loses Tumor

A Chicago suburban family says they will never know for certain if a tumor removed from their daughter two years ago was cancerous, since Children’s Memorial Hospital lost the tumor. A negligence medical malpractice lawsuit was filed this week in Cook County Circuit Court on behalf of Kara Morris by the lawyers at Levin & Perconti. The medical malpractice lawsuit alleges that the surgeons removed a tumor and lost it before a biopsy could determine whether it was cancerous. The 16 year old patient was informed that she would never know whether or not the tumor was malignant. In addition to the stress of the situation, the teen will most likely face great difficulties obtaining individual insurance as she moves into adulthood because of her uncertain health status. To read the full story, click here.