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Man dies from pulmonary embolism, misdiagnosis claimed – $1,700,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff’s decedent, age 40, suffered a fracture of his tibia after being struck by a tree. He was evaluated in an emergency department, diagnosed with a fracture and referred to an orthopedist. Over the course of the next several days he experienced chest pain, coughing and shortness of breath and consulted with his primary ...