$1.2M verdict in Medical Malpractice case

Aroostook County Superior Court, Caribou, Maine. The Plaintiff sought treatment at Cary Medical Center’s emergency department after a piece of wood struck her shin and a pool of blood formed beneath her skin. Despite the dangerous features associated with her injury and the fact that she took blood thinning medication, the Plaintiff was neither monitored nor treated and, instead, was sent home with ongoing internal bleeding. The next day the pool of blood erupted through her skin, causing her to return to Cary Medical Center and subsequently endure three painful, corrective surgeries that left significant scarring. The jury returned a verdict of $1.2 Million for the Plaintiff’s injuries, double the midpoint of what was requested.

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