Medical Negligence $6.9 Million Verdict

A Charleston jury has returned a $6.9 million verdict in the medical malpractice case of a former Air Force flight nurse who claimed her radiologist misread a mammogram, according to court records.

The woman, Leanna Loud, 47, has a fatal case of breast cancer and is only expected to live another two or three years, according to evidence at the trial. She is in the U.S. Air Force reserve and currently working as a nurse at a Charleston hospital.

Her husband, William, was also a plaintiff. The Louds have two school-age children.

The jury earmarked $6.2 million for her and $700,000 for her husband for loss of consortium

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