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Critical Care Delayed at Hospital

A man was awarded $25 million dollars in a medical malpractice suit against a hospital after the hospital allegedly delayed critical care after brain surgery. When the man complained to the hospital’s doctor that he suffered from frequent headaches, he was given a CT scan. The scan showed a colloid cyst on his brain. Instead of treating the cyst, the doctor prescribed pain medication. A few days later an MRI showed the man had an aneurism near the cyst in the brain. The jury found the doctor negligent.

Read more about the delay of critical care here.