TITLE

Plaintiffs Allege Failure to Assess Severity of Condition; $11.5 Million Verdict in Illinois

AUTHOR(S)
Bachman, Radha V.; Gruszka, Suzanne; Rosenblatt, Lynn
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Mar2011 Supplement, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses and analyzes a case of a 30-year-old pregnant woman who sued the emergency room (ER) physician, surgeon, and the hospital for medical malpractice and alleged failure in assessing severity and urgency of the her abdominal pain which resulted in an intestinal transplant.
ACCESSION #
59340020

 

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