Needle in a haystack indeed. Apparently 32 physicians and specialists in rheumatology, gastroenterology, cardiology, radiology, surgery, neurology, internal medicine and dermatology weren’t enough to prevent this malpractice suit.

Once in trial, a paper written by a medical student brought down the defense – which missed a case of a rare parasite.

The defense responds with the “jury is stupid” comment:

Baylor College of Medicine physicians provided excellent care for the patient, who arrived critically ill with numerous life-threatening conditions. Though we do not agree with the decision, we recognize the challenges faced by the jury in understanding the complicated medical testimony presented in this case.”

(via a reader tip)

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