Failure to Diagnose Diabetes in Psychiatric Patient


Settlement Amount: $598,000.00
Settlement Date: 9/2005
Attorney: Howard D. Mishkind

Description of Case: 39-year-old man with history of bipolar personality disorder was admitted to local hospital due to noncompliance with medications. Patient refused to consent to any form of treatment. While waiting for probate proceedings to take place, patient arrested and died due to undiagnosed diabetic comma.

Court: Lorain County Common Pleas Court

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