ST. LOUIS – A minor patient is alleged to have suffered brain damage after a procedure at a St. Louis hospital.
Jade Nesselhauf, by and through her mother and next friend Julia Nesselhauf, and Julia Nesselhauf and Joe Nesselhauf filed a complaint on July 31 in the St. Louis 22nd Judicial Circuit Court against Cardinal Glennon Children's Foundation, doing business as SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital, et al. alleging medical malpractice.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that on Aug. 4, 2016, minor Jade Nesselhauf was a patient of the defendants. As a result of the defendants' alleged negligence, she suffered a cardiac arrest and significant brain damage, resulting in substantial medical expenses.
The plaintiffs holds Cardinal Glennon Children's Foundation, et a.l responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to adequately secure the ET tube following surgery and failed to timely recognize inadequate oxygenation post-operatively.
The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek damages in excess of the jurisdictional limits of the court, plus costs and all other relief that is proper. They are represented by Stephen H. Ringkamp of The Hullverson Law Firm in St. Louis.
St. Louis 22nd Judicial Circuit Court case number 1822-CC10878