Kenneth Powell represents ER physician

    Successfully represented an ER physician and hospital in a matter which also named the patient’s primary doctor who acted as an attending during the hospitalization and several surgeons.  The plaintiff’s decedent weighed in excess of 400 pounds.  Before coming to the hospital by way of ambulance, he sustained a fall at home. The plaintiff contended that there was a delay in diagnosis of a large rectus sheath hematoma which caused cardiac collapse and death.  The plaintiff’s decedent was an employed, married, father of two.  The plaintiff contended that the delay in diagnosis was brought about by misinformation with respect to the weight limits of the CT scanner.  

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