Medical Malpractice - Confidential Settlement Misdiagnosis by Laboratory
A confidential settlement was recently acheived on behalf of a 40 year old woman who had her ovaries removed following a negligently performed pathology examination. The laboratory issued a report indicating that the woman had cancer. The subequent pathology report following removal of her ovaries indicated that there was no cancer present. The damages were early menopause and hormone replacement therapy as well as losing the ovaries.