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$450,000 received in Illinois medical malpractice lawsuit over botched spinal x-ray

A Madison County, Illinois jury awarded $450,000 in an Illinois medical malpractice lawsuit on Thursday to an Illinois man hurt during a spinal x-ray in which the doctor, hospital, and clinic admitted they botched the test. The doctor injected the wrong chemical dye into the 81 year-old Illinois victim’s spine and the victim suffered tremendous muscle spasms and suffered from breathing difficulty that left him in the hospital for over two weeks. The Illinois jury deliberated for about 4 hours before giving their decision to the judge.

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