Delay in evaluation alleged: $20.5M verdict

Bachman, Radha V.; Kicklighter, Leilani
August 2009
Healthcare Risk Management;Aug2009 Legal Review, p3
The article discusses a court case wherein the jury returned a plaintiff of 20.5 million dollars due to medical malpractice of the hospital's physician in treating the plaintiff's pregnant situation in the U.S. It presents another court case which is similar to the situation of the first court case. It mentions that in dealing with the case, it is important for risk management to interview all staff who were involve in the care of the patient in a timely manner.


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