Husband Awarded $4 Million in Damages after Wife’s Tragic Outcome at Saint Luke’s Hospital

Jackson County, Missouri – A jury in Jackson County has awarded nearly $4 million in damages to the husband of a woman who underwent an above-the-knee amputation after receiving treatment for sepsis and an infected pseudoaneurysm at Saint Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City. However, due to the state cap on non-economic damages, the widower will only receive a fraction of that amount. The lawsuit was filed by Jered Hicks against Metro Emergency Physicians and two physicians in 2017 after his wife underwent an arteriogram through the right femoral artery in her groin. The suit claimed … Read more