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Wollen v. DePaul Health Center
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Mr. Wollen died from gastric cancer. In this suit, his widow claims that the defendants involved in medical treatment negligently failed to diagnose or test and that had they correctly tested or treated, Mr. Wollen would have had a 30% chance of survival and cure. Appellant widow filed a wrongful death action against respondent health center, doctors, and radiology clinic. Respondents each filed a motion to dismiss the action on the ground that the petition failed to plead a causal connection between respondents’ negligence and decedent’s death.
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