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Cahoon v. Cummings
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Cahoon (Plaintiff) dies from esophageal cancer. A suit that was brought on his behalf stipulates that Cahoon’s physicians (Defendants) as a result of negligence did not diagnose nor treat his cancer. At trial, the jury was instructed that if they found the doctors were negligent, it must be a substantial factor in causing Cahoon’s death in order for Cahoon’s family to recover damages. Jury found the Doctors negligent and the Doctors appeal.
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