Six-Figure Recovery Medical Malpractice – Failure to Recognize Pulmonary Embolus –Wrongful Death
A 32 year old woman was suffering from classic symptoms of a deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolus when she sought care from her primary care physician. The physician failed to recognize the urgency of her condition and sent her home instead of to a hospital emergency department for urgent care. Shortly after sent home by the physician, she died of the pulmonary embolus. A settlement was reached with the physician and the clinic where the physician was employed.