Failure to diagnose hemorrhagic shock in a man who later died resulted in a $2.5 million Maryland jury verdict.
“According to allegations raised in the complaint, Dr. David Harding failed to notice Dixon was bleeding internally when he examined him. The family alleged that if Dr. Harding had noticed the internal bleeding he could have saved Dixon’s life, but as a result of the failure to diagnose the bleeding, Dixon ultimately died of multiple organ failure.”
Since Maryland has a cap on non-economic damages, the ultimate monetary verdict may be lowered.
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