Medical Malpractice Attorneys: Paraplegic Woman Wins $7.6 Million

Plaintiff D’Knawn Hairston was awarded $7.6 million by a Sacramento Superior Court jury this week in California. The incident occurred in December of 2003 when Hairston was taken to the UC Davis Medical Center after complaining of numbness in her legs. An MRI was conducted but the doctors found her results to be normal. Medical malpractice attorneys say that over four years later, in February 2008, Hairston suffered from nearly the same symptoms but this time she was taken to Methodist Hospital. A Shocking Discovery…Years Too Late At the second hospital, doctors found an arteriovenous malformation on her thoracic spine. Professionals found … [Read more...]