Client v. Neurologist
Type of Action – Misdiagnoses
Type of Injuries – Atypical meningioma
Name of Case – Client v. Neurologist
Awarded or Settled – Settled
Attorney for Plaintiff – Gregory 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.