Sunday, May 17, 2009

Rhode Island Jury Awards $4 Million for Medical Negligence

PROVIDENCE, RI — The Providence Journal reports that a Superior Court jury awarded a man $4 million for a doctor's negligence.

The jury awarded "$1.5 million for physical pain, $1.5 million for mental suffering, $500,000 for disfigurement and $500,000 for lost wages..." related to a case of misdiagnosed Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome, a chronic neurological disorder that causes severe pain.

Read full article at: Rhode Island verdict.