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Radiologist fails to detect indication of lung cancer – $1,894,037 Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff is a 70-year-old man with a history of melanoma. His dermatologist ordered periodic chest imaging studies to conduct surveillance for possible metastasis of the melanoma. On Aug. 1, 2006, a chest CT scan ordered by the dermatologist was interpreted by the defendant radiologist. The radiologist reported back to the dermatologist that there were ...