Emergency Room Misdiagnosis, $4 Million Jury Verdict

David Scott Woodruff

Case Conclusion Date:October 18, 2011

Practice Area:Medical Malpractice

Outcome:$4 Million Jury Verdict

Description:Case involved a 34-year old woman, Krissy Myatt, who presented to the ER with "worst headache of her life" and neurologic deficits. She was misdiagnosed with a 'migraine,' but was actually suffering an intracerebral hemorrhage. She was sent home and became paralyzed on the right side of her body within 12 hours.