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Physician faulted for failing to schedule colonoscopy – $550,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff’s decedent, who died at the age of 81 from advanced colon cancer, had a history of pre-cancerous colonic polyps. This history was known to the defendant, her primary care physician, who was informed by decedent’s gastroenterologist that she needed a repeat colonoscopy within 12 to 18 months following the removal of colonic ...