Medical malpractice suit alleges patient was not properly intubated

By Angelica Saylo Pilo | Nov 13, 2018

BELLEVILLE — An estate administrator is suing healthcare providers for allegedly failing to properly intubate a patient, allegedly resulting in a her death. 

Tony Brown, individually and as independent administrator of the estate of Shalisha Graves, deceased, filed a complaint on Nov. 1 in the St. Clair County Circuit Court against Dr. Patrick J. Kane, et. al., alleging they breached their duty to provide appropriate care and treatment to Graves.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on Dec. 7, 2015, Graves saw the defendants with complaints of shortness of breath. The suit alleges the defendants failed to property intubate the decedent, failed to recognize signs of improper intubation and failed to order proper tests. 

As a result of defendants negligent acts and omissions, Graves died on Nov. 6, 2016. 

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against the defendants in an amount in excess of $50,000, plus costs. He is represented by Jamie L. Boock and John P. Guietz of Rossiter & Boock LLC in St. Louis.

St. Clair County Circuit Court case number 18-L-693

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