Last week, a Norwalk doctor settled with a woman in the amount of $2 million. The doctor, according to reports, misdiagnosed the woman with a headache. Dr. Donald McNicol, employed by the Norwalk Medical Group, agreed to pay before the case with Margaret Gabriele went to trial.
The woman claimed as part of her lawsuit that she went to see McNicol in 2011, claiming to have a severe headache. McNicol did not perform the appropriate diagnostic testing and did not recognize that the woman may have been suffering from a neurovascular event.
Because the doctor failed to perform up to the standard of care, Gabriele suffered an aneurysm which caused her to now need assistance with every aspect of her daily life. It is unclear whether or not the doctor will face any repercussions as a result of the suit or settlement.
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