Saturday, June 14, 2008
RI Jury Awards $2 Million for Medical Malpractice
PROVIDENCE — A jury has awarded $2 million to a Warwick, RI, man who claimed he suffered brain damage due to substandard care after open heart surgery at Rhode Island Hospital. A Superior Court jury awarded him $2 million following nearly two days of deliberation and a 19-day trial, according to this Providence Journal report. "With interest, the award could total up to $3.6 million, according to court documents," states the article.