$1.785M verdict in Medical Malpractice case

Maine Superior Court. Bangor, ME. $1.785 million jury verdict against a hospital and a primary care physician, on behalf of a 71-year-old man who suffered a bacterial infection in his heart after a failure of his medical providers to communicate with each other regarding the results of blood culture testing.  Plaintiffs turned down a $900,000 Offer of Judgment and obtained a verdict nearly double the pre-trial offer.