2010: $1,500,000 Misdiagnosis With Death

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2010: $1,500,000 settlement for surviving spouse and two sons of 32 year old man who plaintiffs claim was misdiagnosed with pneumonia on two visits to the emergency room after his chest x-ray was misread and his shortness of breath was not properly worked up. Plaintiff subsequently collapsed and died at home due pulmonary edema and congestive heart failure associated with congenital cardiomyopathy.