Attorney Robert Higgins of Lubin & Meyer obtained a record-setting $28.8 million medical malpractice verdict, including interest, in Middlesex Superior Court on March 24, 2023 on behalf of an amputee whose blood clot was twice misdiagnosed as sciatica by emergency department personnel at Lowell General Hospital.
#BREAKING: The $20M award, the state’s largest in a medical malpractice case this year was ordered on Friday by a Lowell jury that deliberated for 9 1/2 hours over two days, according to Robert Higgins, the patient’s lawyer.https://t.co/Ya45pM6Oyf pic.twitter.com/4EcEwZ78mH— Lubin & Meyer PC (@LubinandMeyer) March 28, 2023
The Lowell, Massachusetts jury deliberated for 9.5 hours over two days, before awarding $20 million verdict consisted of $10 million for the victim's pain and suffering, and $10 million to compensate for lifetime loss of his leg. With interest, the award comes to $28.8 million.
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