An 18 month old girl died after having an allergic reaction to penicillin given to her by her hospital. The penicillin was supposed to cure an eye infection. The girl’s family filed a Chicago lawsuit against St. Francis Hospital and Health Center in Blue Island for her death in which they claim the hospital also destroyed material evidence to their lawsuit. The hospitals settled with the family for $3 million dollars.
Read more about this large medical malpractice settlement here.