Hospital Faces Unprecedented $120 Million Jury Verdict for Failing to Detect Stroke in Patient’s CT Scan

MOUNT PLEASANT, New York – In a historic verdict, a hospital located just north of New York City has been ordered to pay $120 million due to the failure of resident physicians to detect signs of a stroke in CT images. The jury deliberated for a day before reaching the largest verdict in Westchester County’s history, according to reports. The attorney representing the patient and his family, Ben Rubinowitz, described the verdict as unprecedented in his 40-year career. The case dates back to November 27, 2018, when William R. Lee, a commercial real estate broker, … Read more