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$3.7 Million Awarded To Family After Farm Worker's Death

Published October 6, 2009 by Scott Gottlieb, Injury Law Attorney

The Green Bay Press Gazette reports a Brown County, Wisconsin jury has awarded the family of a farm worker $3.7 million in their medical malpractice lawsuit.

The worker died after contracting a fungal infection called blastomycosis. On two separate occasions in December of 2003 the man sought medical treatment at the Bellin Family Medical Facility. The physician assistants misdiagnosed him as having pneumonia without running basic diagnostic tests, including x-rays. In late December, he was admitted to another hospital where he was correctly diagnosed, but it was too late to save his life.

The jury found Bellin Health System and Dr. Peri Aldrich, who oversees the physician assistants, negligent and awarded his wife and two young children $3.7 million.

Scott C. Gottlieb, Injury Law Attorney, has vast experience in medical malpractice lawsuits. Experience counts. If you feel that you or a loved one has suffered due to medical malpractice, call us or contact us via our online contact form. Our offices are located in Binghamton, Elmira, Rochester, Watertown, and Syracuse. There is no charge for the consultation.

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