Medical Malpractice – Client v. Neurologist

Client v. Neurologist

Type of Action – Misdiagnoses

Type of Injuries – Atypical meningioma

Name of Case – Client v. Neurologist

Awarded or Settled – Settled

Attorney for PlaintiffGregory S. Larsen, Chesapeake

Useful Information – Neurologist ordered an MRI because of complaint of jaw pain but then failed to properly read the MRI and diagnose tumor: an atypical meningioma. So, although the neurologist did not cause the tumor the misdiagnosis delayed treatment. The case was settled at a mediation which included confidentiality.