Indiana Appeals Court Reinstates Claims Over Delayed Medical Diagnosis

(January 25, 2016, 12:12 PM EST) -- INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Court of Appeals on Jan. 15 reinstated a lawsuit filed by a patient accusing her doctor of causing her injury and damages by failing to inform her that the results of her blood test were indicative of early-stage leukemia (Debra R. Sorrells v. Karen Reid-Renner, M.D., No. 53A01-1506-CT-534, Ind. App.; 2016 Ind. App. LEXIS 6).

(Opinion available. Document #77-160126-017Z.)

Noting that “medical malpractice cases are rarely appropriate for disposal by summary judgment,” Judge Terry A. Crone wrote for the panel that the...
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