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Patient develops paraplegia after abscess not diagnosed – $1,475,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff was a 68-year-old female with a history of chronic urinary tract infection, controlled diabetes, atrial fibrillation and recent lithotripsy and stenting to remove a kidney stone obstruction. She was admitted to the hospital with complaints of left flank pain, and a blood culture drawn two days earlier in the emergency room was positive ...