Negligent Security Seminar | March 2015

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$500,000 settlement – failure to diagnose lung cancer

John Elliott Leighton represented a 68 year-old woman who was seen by a doctor at the hospital with a serious cough.  A chest x-ray was performed.  The x-ray showed a spot which was never communicated to the patient.  11 months later she was diagnosed with lung cancer.  Mr. Leighton obtained a settlement of $500,000 representing the full limits of the physician’s insurance policy.

 

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