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Woman’s throat problem led to staph infection – $375,000 Settlement (access required)

In this medical malpractice case, a patient sued an emergency room physician and a radiologist for their substandard evaluation and treatment of supraglottitis, an infection of the epiglottis and surrounding supraglottic structures. In June 2016, the plaintiff presented to a rural Southwest Virginia hospital with complaints of a sore throat. Among other studies, the ER ...