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Jury verdict creates issue of respondeat superior – Plaintiff’s Verdict Set Aside (access required)

The estate of a 24-year-old decedent alleged at trial that the defendant doctor and his group were liable for the failure of the doctor to timely advise the decedent of the presence of pneumonia as evidenced by a chest X-ray. The jury returned a $3,500,000 verdict (later reduced to $1,850,000 pursuant to the medical malpractice cap) ...