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Doc Can't Escape Suit Over Child's Ruptured Appendix

Law360, New York (December 7, 2017, 4:32 PM EST) -- A New York state appellate court ruled Thursday that a doctor could not dodge a suit alleging he was too slow to order diagnostic scans for a sick 9-year-old, who was later revealed to have an abscess caused by a ruptured appendix.

The court ruled that the representatives of the child, identified as D.Y. in court papers, had produced enough evidence at trial to make a case against Dr. Amarjit Gill, and that the trial court judge was not wrong to deny Gill’s motion for a...
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