Jury awards Benton couple $1.5 million

Jury awards Benton couple $1.5 million

There are 3 comments on the Southern Illinoisan story from May 26, 2007, titled Jury awards Benton couple $1.5 million. In it, Southern Illinoisan reports that:

“The Franklin Hospital is disappointed in the decision of the jury. We do not agree with the decision and are looking at our options related to the future of this case”

A Franklin County jury awarded a Benton couple more than $1.5 million in damages stemming from medical treatment received at Franklin Hospital. via Southern Illinoisan

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Since: Apr 07

Miami, FL

#1 May 30, 2007
Wonder if they will ever see one red cent of the money awarded to them?

Pasadena, MD

#3 Jun 5, 2007
Flutterbyes wrote:
Wonder if they will ever see one red cent of the money awarded to them?
They should. The hospital has to have insurance or the State wouldn't allow them to operate.

Since: Apr 07

Miami, FL

#4 Jun 5, 2007
Yeah, but they could drag it out in court for a long time with appeals. From what I saw on the news the poor woman isn't in very good shape.

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