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Hospital Pays a $15 Million Settlement to Parents Whose Son Died Following a Sleep Study

A Massachusetts couple has received a $15 million settlement with Boston Children’s Hospital over the death of their infant son following a sleep study at that facility.

Becky and Ryan Kekula, of Plymouth, said their late son, Jackson, was 6 months old when he was at Boston Children’s Hospital for a car seat test and sleep study on Feb. 18, 2022.

Jackson and his parents have dwarfism and babies with the condition often have sleep apnea.

During the sleep study, Jackson’s oxygen levels and heart rate rapidly dropped to dangerously low levels.

Read the source article at wcvb.com

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