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Johnson v. DeGuzman MD and Atwood Family Practice (access required)

$2.5 million

Type of Case: Medical malpractice Court: Chesapeake Circuit Court Attorneys: Barry R. Taylor and Stephen C. Swain, Virginia Beach Summary: A family practice physician failed to diagnose diverticulitis when a woman reported severe abdominal pain, fever, vomiting and nausea. By the time an emergency room physician diagnosed the illness, multiple abscesses had developed, and plaintiff was treated with intravenous ...