Misdiagnosis of Brain Swell Prompts $4.5M Award

June 10, 2016 | Strategic Insights for Ambulatory Care


​A Summit County, Ohio, judge awarded $4.5 million to the family of a patient who had a history of lupus and was allegedly misdiagnosed with a migraine headache, leading to her death from a brain swell, according to an article published May 31, 2016 in the Akron Beacon Journal(Akron, Ohio). The 33-year-old patient had been diagnosed with lupus when she was a teenager.

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