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Fairfax jury gives $20.5M for failure to diagnose tumor – $20.5 Million Verdict (access required)

The case involved a Kaiser Permanente oncologist providing poor follow-up care to a post-mastectomy patient with silicone implant reconstruction. Ultimately the patient developed a desmoid tumor, medial to her right implant, that grew uncontrollably to a large size and in the process swallowed up portions of three ribs and her sternum. Plaintiff was left with ...