$31,500,000 Medical Negligence/Failure to Diagnose Increasing Intracranial Pressure

$31,500,000 Medical Negligence/Failure to Diagnose Increasing Intracranial Pressure

$31,500,000 Medical Negligence/Failure to Diagnose Increasing Intracranial Pressure

Attorneys Mark MandellYvette Boisclair, and Zachary Mandell received a medical negligence judgement in the amount of $31,500,000. This was the largest judgement in the history of Rhode Island at the time in 2015.

The claim was against Rhode Island Hospital and its employees and agents for negligently failing to identify and treat clear signs of increasing intracranial pressure. Due to the hospitals negligence, Mr. Beauchamp suffered a brain stem herniation with resulting widespread, severe and permanent brain injury.  This landmark case was the subject of recent stories in both the Providence Journal and Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly.

This post was first published in 2015, and updated for accuracy in 2019.