Insurer Must Pay Judgment In Absent Dr. Heart Attack Case

By Taylor Arluck (April 18, 2018, 4:56 PM EDT) -- A Maryland federal judge on Tuesday found Lancet Indemnity Risk Retention Group Inc. owes about $996,000 plus interest to a woman and her children after her husband died from cardiac arrest shortly after receiving treatment for chest pains from a doctor who didn't take part in his own medical malpractice trial.

U.S. District Judge Paula Xinis ordered Lancet to pay part of a $2.56 million state-court judgment to Claudia M. Mora and her one adult and two minor children after her late husband, Juan G. Castillo, died from cardiac arrest eight days after receiving treatment from Dr. Ishtiaq A. Malik at...

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