Jury Awards $938,000 to Estate

HAMMOND | When Ronald Creviston’s wife of 26 years had to be taken to the hospital due to breathing difficulties, he never imagined she wouldn’t be coming home.

“It turned out to be a 21-day nightmare,” Creviston said.

A Lake County Superior Court jury on Friday ruled in his favor that his wife, Margaret Creviston, 55, had died due to medical malpractice.

The jury ruled against St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart, where Margaret Creviston had been a patient, and awarded her estate $938,000, according to Creviston’s Merrillville-based attorney David Holub.

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Article appeared on nwitimes.com published on Thursday, December 7, 2007.

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