Emergency Room Misdiagnosis, $15 Million Jury Verdict

David Scott Woodruff

Case Conclusion Date:July 13, 2012

Practice Area:Medical Malpractice

Outcome:$15 Million Jury Verdict

Description:Case involved a 37-year old man, Jason Walters, who presented to the ER with progressive numbness/tingling in his arms & legs. ER physician performed the wrong diagnostic tests, and misdiagnosed him. Mr. Walters actually had a severe disk herniation that was compressing his spinal cord. He was sent home and became paralyzed from the chest down within 4 hours.