The family of a woman who died eight years ago won a 28 million dollar medical malpractice lawsuit. The verdict is one of the largest personal injury jury award in the state’s history. The victim was a 34 year-old mother of three who went to a hospital three times in four days with flu-like symptoms and died of complications from streptococcus pneumonia. The family claimed in the wrongful death lawsuit that the emergency room treatment (or non-treatment) was negligent.
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