A physician was held accountable in a wrongful death lawsuit for neglecting to diagnose a patient. The patient died of a dissected aorta and bled to death. The patient asked the doctor to see a cardiologist at the hospital but was never given that opportunity. On the same day he was discharged from the hospital, he died. The man’s estate was awarded $1.5 million in the medical malpractice lawsuit.
Read more about the medical malpractice award here.