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Woman Wins $25M Med Mal Verdict After AG Nixes $10M Deal

Law360 (March 8, 2018, 9:40 PM EST) -- After the U.S. attorney general made the rare move of rejecting a $10 million settlement in a suit accusing a U.S. Army hospital of medical malpractice, a Hawaii federal judge on Wednesday awarded a record $24.7 million to the patient and her family.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Kevin S.C. Chang awarded the damages to Marites Campano, her husband and  children in a suit accusing medical staff at Tripler Army Medical Center of failing to diagnose the maternity patient’s bacterial infection, leading to the removal of her gallbladder,...
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Case Title

Campano v. United States of America


Case Number

1:15-cv-00439

Court

Hawaii

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Med. Malpractice

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KEVIN S.C. CHANG

Date Filed

October 20, 2015

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