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Fla. Jury Dings LabCorp $16M For Misdiagnosed Cancer Victim

Law360, Miami (April 17, 2014, 8:23 PM EDT) -- The family of a cancer victim won a $15.8 million jury award Wednesday in their suit against Laboratory Corporation of America, which they accused of negligently failing to diagnose cancerous cells taken in a Pap smear test.

A Florida federal jury found LabCorp 75 percent responsible for Darian Wisekal's death in 2011 from cervical cancer, saying the company should pay $15.8 million of a $21 million award.

Sean Domnick of Domnick & Shevin PL, who represented Wisekal's husband, John Wisekal, said he was happy with the result.

“This jury worked so hard. They deliberated for two days, listened to the evidence...

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