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Verdict: $1,195,000 • Wrongful Death. Negligent Radiologist.

The plaintiff's estate alleged a failure to diagnose a malignant lung tumor which caused a 16-month delay in diagnosis, treatment and death. This case represents one of the few jury verdicts recorded on behalf of a lung cancer plaintiff. This verdict is also noteworthy for being one of the first in Illinois to award in excess of one million dollars for the wrongful death of a widowed woman over the age of sixty-five.

As plaintiff's attorney, Kurt Lloyd successfully retained one of the world's leading lung cancer surgeons, who testified that a person with a malignant lung tumor less than 3.0 cm in size has a seventy percent chance of survival with timely diagnosis and treatment.

Estate of Greenblatt v. Poor, MD

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Kurt D. Lloyd

Kurt D. Lloyd is a plaintiff's trial lawyer who focuses on medical malpractice and other catastrophic injury cases. He lives in Chicago and represents injured clients throughout Illinois. He is also the founder of Lloyd Law Group, Ltd.

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