Doctors sent her home with a far less serious diagnosis.
Days later, swollen and delusional, Ms. Spears was taken by ambulance to another hospital where doctors found a severe clot and extensive tissue damage.
With her life on the line, they amputated both of her legs above the knee. Nearly three years later, Ms.
It also required plaintiffs to find a practicing or teaching physician in the same specialty as the defendant to serve as an expert witness and to demonstrate evidence of negligence before a trial. Spears asked. Tort reform proponents say that such restrictions are the only way to curb frivolous lawsuits against health care providers and that they have drawn more medical professionals to a state with exploding population growth.
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