A federal judge in Hawaii has warded record damages in a significant malpractice lawsuit against Tripler Army Medical Center.
U.S. District Court Judge Michael Seabright awarded $30 million in damages on Monday to a former military family in an incident at the hospital that happened more than six years ago.
In 2016, the Warren family took their one-month-old baby to Tripler in critical condition.
The family’s lawyers say she needed immediate life-saving surgery for twisted intestines, but did not get it until 19 hours later at Kapiolani Medical Center.
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