Lowell Jury Awards $20 Million in Blood Clot Misdiagnosis Resulting in Amputation

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.

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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