A doctor at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois misdiagnosed an Air Force officer’s ex-wife’s rash on her arm. He told the woman to go home and take over-the-counter medication for her rash. The condition was not a rash but a flesh eating bacteria. The medical misdiagnosis caused the woman to lose the use of her arm. The woman was awarded $8.5 million for her medical malpractice claim.
Read more about the medical misdiagnosis here.