Lawsuit Seeks $50,000 for Patient Death from Alleged Failure to Diagnose Hernia

June 10, 2016 | Physician Practice News

Preview

​A deceased patient's daughter and widow have filed a lawsuit in Warrior Run, Pennsylvania, seeking more than $50,000 in damages to resolve a medical malpractice lawsuit alleging failure to diagnose an internal hernia that resulted in a patient's death, states a May 17, 2016 article in the Dallas Post(Pennsylvania). The 54-year-old patient visited an emergency department in October 2013 complaining of persistent constipation and abdominal and back pain. He underwent a computed tomography (CT) scan that was interpreted as normal and was discharged from the hospital. Throughout 2013 and 2014, he was readmitted repeatedly with abdominal pain and extreme weight loss.

Access Full Content

Contact us today at 610.825.6000.