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Failing to Diagnose Properly

St. Louis County, Minnesota
Court File No. 69-HI-CV-14-1458

Claims asserted: the patient was diagnosed with prostate cancer requiring radiation treatment. The plaintiff asserted a violation of the standard of care that resulted in an alleged overdose of radiation to nearby structures. The plaintiff asserted as a result of excessive radiation injuries occurred to the bowel, bladder and colon. The patient also asserted a failure to provide appropriate informed consent about the risks associated with radiation therapy. Outcome: Defense verdict, June 2015.