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Doctor Negligent in Pharmacist’s Death

A jury found a negligent doctor caused the death of a pharmacist. The pharmacist visited the doctor four days before his death because he was experiencing chest pain, jaw pain, and anxiety. Instead of concluding the man was having a heart attack, the doctor delayed diagnosis by taking a electrocardiogram. The widow’s attorney said the doctor should have taken reasonable steps to send the pharmacist to the emergency room to be checked out. The pharmacist then died of a heart attack four days later.

Read more about the negligent doctor here.