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Posted 5 years ago in Medical Malpractice by John McCarthy  
Video: $8M Settlement for Infant Killed by Wrong Transfusion

Shortly after baby Genesis Burkett was born in 2010, he was poisoned by a hospital pharmacy mistake that gave the infant a fatal IV bag of sodium. It was 60 times the prescribed dosage of his electrolyte transfusion. Parents Fritzie and Cameron Burkett filed a lawsuit charging wrongful death against Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, IL, in Cook County Circuit Court in Chicago. In April 2012, Chicago lawyer Patrick A. Salvi recovered a settlement of $8.25 million. Genesis would …

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