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Medical Malpractice – Failure to Diagnose

James P. Carey - SiebenCarey "Know Your Rights" AttorneyFebruary 07, 2014

In Minnesota, medical malpractice suits must be brought within four years from the date “the cause of action accrues.” Exactly when a cause of action accrues has been the central issue in a number of controversial rulings by the state supreme court.

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$1.1 Million Awarded In Malpractice Lawsuit

Duluth News TribuneMay 24, 2004

"I fell through the cracks"

A jury has awarded $1.1 million to a Grand Rapids couple who claim a Hibbing doctor failed to diagnose prostate cancer. Thomas L. Fritz, 61, a retired Cargill Inc. executive, and his wife, Pamela Fritz, received the unanimous verdict Friday morning in Minnesota District Court.

The seven-person jury found that Jack B. Greene, a St. Luke's family practice physician, failed to adequately care for Thomas Fritz after a routine exam revealed a slight risk of prostate cancer.

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