Family Awarded $40 Million in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit After Man Left Permanently Disabled by Stroke

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. – A suburban family in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, has been awarded a $40 million settlement in a medical malpractice lawsuit after a man suffered a debilitating stroke. Legal representatives argue that doctors failed to properly address Antonio DeAngelo’s symptoms, resulting in a stroke that could have been prevented. According to court records, DeAngelo, a former full-time landscaper, sought medical treatment for a sudden increase in blood pressure at Advocate Physician Partners, affiliated with Advocate Health, in 2015. The doctor did not order any lab tests, blood work, or an electrocardiogram (EKG), and … Read more

Jury Awards $39.9 Million to Stroke Survivor for Negligent Medical Care

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. – Antonio DeAngelo, a landscaper and landscape designer from Hoffman Estates, has been awarded $39.9 million by a Cook County jury in a lawsuit over the medical care he received leading up to his stroke in 2015. DeAngelo, now permanently disabled following the stroke, has been struggling with daily tasks, such as showering and navigating his non-wheelchair accessible home. In the lawsuit, DeAngelo and his wife, Jennifer DeAngelo, alleged that his physician at Advocate Physician Partners failed to properly assess and treat his symptoms, ultimately leading to his stroke. The couple expressed … Read more

Hospital Faces Unprecedented $120 Million Jury Verdict for Failing to Detect Stroke in Patient’s CT Scan

MOUNT PLEASANT, New York – In a historic verdict, a hospital located just north of New York City has been ordered to pay $120 million due to the failure of resident physicians to detect signs of a stroke in CT images. The jury deliberated for a day before reaching the largest verdict in Westchester County’s history, according to reports. The attorney representing the patient and his family, Ben Rubinowitz, described the verdict as unprecedented in his 40-year career. The case dates back to November 27, 2018, when William R. Lee, a commercial real estate broker, … Read more