CHOP ordered to pay $10M to patient’s mom

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has been ordered to pay $10 million to the mother of a boy whose bacterial meningitis wasn’t promptly diagnosed despite multiple emergency room visits.

The Legal Intelligencer reported the jury on Monday found the hospital and an emergency room doctor liable for the 6-year-old’s injuries.

The family’s attorney said the money represents the boy’s future medical costs.

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