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Bowel obstruction, sepsis led to death of N.C. teen – $1,000,000 Settlement (access required)

This medical-malpractice action involved the wrongful death of a 16-year-old high school student in Eastern North Carolina. The parents took the decedent to the emergency room of a local hospital on three successive days with complaints of abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting. On the third day, the decedent was admitted. Approximately 12 hours after admission, ...