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Lawyer Wins Big for Wronged Patient

A lawyer won $7.5 million for her client whose doctor “failed to correctly diagnose and treat a hospital infection that led to gangrene in both his arms and legs.” The patient originally went to the hospital for ulcer treatment but then had to have his limbs amputated from his doctor’s negligence. The infection the patient had contracted was methicillin – resistant Staphylcoccus Aureus which is a common infection found in hospitals. Although the patient informed the doctors at the hospital of his symptoms that were clearly MRSA signs, they failed to diagnose him.

Read more about the lawsuit here.