Sunday, April 11, 2010

Maine: $1 Million Jury Award for Failure to Diagnose Cancer

PORTLAND, ME — A Maine Sunday Telegram reports that a "Cumberland County jury awarded a Harpswell woman and her husband $1 million Friday in a medical malpractice suit..." for failure to diagnose her cancer. She had complained of chronic pain.

According to the article, compensatory damages to the patient were $700,000, her husband was awarded $300,000, and an addition $160,000 was for medical costs. For more information, read the article on

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