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<p class="Inside-first-paragraph-drop-cap"><b>N</b><b>ews:</b> In 2011, a woman presented to a Missouri medical clinic for treatment relating to her inflamed gallbladder. During a diagnostic scan, the patient was injected with substances that ultimately caused her tremendous discomfort and psychological trauma. She filed suit against the medical clinic, claiming that alleged representations made by unidentified medical professionals amounted to fraud. The trial court granted the defendant’s motion to dismiss, finding the patient to have filed the petition untimely.</p>

Medical Malpractice Case Disguised as Fraud Dismissed