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Family appalled at paltry compensation for woman’s death after misdiagnosis

The family of a woman who died of misdiagnosed brain haemeorrhage received only 10,000 pounds compensation as she had no-one who relied on her financially. The 51 year old woman was first told she was having a panic attack, then gall stones and finally she died a week later.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by BBC News UK Edition

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About: Family appalled at paltry compensation for woman’s death after misdiagnosis

Date: 8 August 2002

Source: BBC News UK Edition

URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/2181740.stm

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