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Attending physician did not send man for test – $500,000 settlement (access required)

On Aug. 28, 2016, the decedent, 77 years old, presented to the hospital with complaints of shortness of breath. Because of that complaint, the ER physician ordered a D-Dimer to rule out a pulmonary embolus. The D-Dimer was elevated and a pulmonary embolus could not be ruled out. The decedent could not undergo a CT ...