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Family receives nearly 1 million from hospital without even going to trial

The family of a medical malpractice case received $950,000 from the hospital without even going to trial as it was so obviously caused by negligence. A 15 year old boy died in 200 following routine surgery to fix a breastbone defect. The boy died following 30 hours of deterioration in his condition during which time, no-one sought the help of an experienced physician.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by The State

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  • Breast bone defect

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About: Family receives nearly 1 million from hospital without even going to trial

Date: 12 December 2004

Source: The State

URL: http://www.thestate.com/mld/thestate/10395248.htm

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