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Jury awards $22 million to family of woman who suffered brain damage from blood clots in tracheostomy

Jonathan Bilyk Dec. 16, 2015, 4:08pm

A Cook County jury has ordered a group of medical professionals and organizations, including Chicago’s Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, to pay more than $22 million to the family of a mother of six children who suffered brain damage, leaving her disabled and dependent on the care of others, as a result of an alleged lack of medical attention to a tracheostomy blocked by blood clots more than 10 years ago.