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Gwinnett jury awards ER patient $5 million for misdiagnosis

Plaintiff skirted high standard of proof for ER cases, as judge let jury decide between ordinary or gross negligence

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A Gwinnett County jury awarded $5 million this week to a woman whose legs were amputated after a physician's assistant misdiagnosed the reason the woman was suffering severe pain and sent her home from the emergency room.

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