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Medical Malpractice Results in Suicide (Awarded: $600,000)

Posted by John Harris on Tue, Oct 05, 2010 @ 11:53 AM

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Medical Malpractice Results in Suicide

Plaintiff with depression, drug and alcohol addiction was misdiagnosed and not treated properly by his psychiatrist. He was over medicated, not supervised or required to have regular visits. He eventually committed suicide by shooting himself. The case settled for $600,000 four days before trial was to begin.

Awarded: $600,000

Topics: Medical Malpractice Claims