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Torts Keyed to Dobbs
Mohr v. Grantham
Citation:262 P.3d 490 (Wash. 2011)
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Mohr (Plaintiff) was in a car accident. When she arrived at the hospital, Grantham (Defendant) authorized a neurological assessment which was normal. Plaintiff continued to exhibit neurological symptoms, and Defendant told Plaintiff’s sons he would run another neurological assessment before her discharge. He did not. Plaintiff was brought back to the hospital the next morning where she was not given any anticoagulant or antithrombotic treatment. She received a CT angiogram that afternoon, but the results were not given to the doctor for more than two hours. The doctor did not order any treatment. That evening, Plaintiff was finally given aspirin. Plaintiff suffered permanent brain damage.
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