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Claim: Delayed diagnosis of lung cancer led to 27-year-old’s death – $1,250,000 Settlement (access required)

An ER physician missed a mass in the left lung on a chest X-ray performed on Sept. 14, 2006. The reviewing radiologist saw the mass but failed to call the ER physician, or speak with her face to face, regarding his discrepant findings. Instead, the radiologist used routine methods to report the discrepancy through the ...