Ohio State University will make a pair of $1.7 million payments to settle wrongful-death and medical malpractice lawsuits. The first settlement was the result of a medical negligence and wrongful death claim by a family of a man who died in 2009. According to the lawsuit, Michael McNew sought medical attention at in 2009, complaining of an acutely painful hemorrhoid in addition to nausea, diarrhea, sore throat, and fatigue. He was diagnosed and treated for a blood clot in the hemorrhoid. Over several days, McNew complained about bleeding and severe pain, but only was advised to keep taking pain medication, the lawsuit alleged. A few days later, he died from an undiagnosed cerebral hemorrhage caused by thrombocytopenia, a bleeding disorder. Ohio State will make a $1.4 million payment to McNew’s family and pay $300,000 over four years to fund annuities for his three children.
In the second settlement, OSU agreed to pay $1.75 million in a medical malpractice case in which a man alleges he received substandard care that led to permanent injuries. In a lawsuit, Briyn Huff alleged that air was allowed into tubing connected to a catheter during spinal surgery in 2013 at Wexner Medical Center, permitting air to enter his circulatory system and cause an embolism. As a result, Huff says he suffered heart attacks, brain and spine strokes, vision problems and numbness.
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