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Quirion v. Forcier
Citation:632 A.2d 365 (Vt. 1993).
Quirion received care for chest pains for seven years, prior to his death. This care included treatment from four different physicians, the last of whom (Dr. Holcomb) concluded Quirion did not have a coronary artery disease. Quirion died shortly thereafter, and an autopsy found he did, in fact, suffer from a block of the coronary arteries.
Quirion’s estate filed a medical malpractice claim against four doctors and a treatment center. The estate settled with three of these doctors, but the fourth and claim against the treatment center proceeded to trial.
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