The Legal Intelligencer (04/17/2000)
Family Wins $15 Million From Jury
Date: April 17, 2000
The jury returned a $15 million award Friday, holding Kathryn's pediatricians -- Dr. Michael Slanina and Dr. Stuart Cooler -- physician's assistant Patrick Ronan and their employer, the Police and Fire Medical Association in Northeast Philadelphia, responsible for the delay in diagnosis. Kathryn, who is known to family and friends as Catie, is now 7 years old. She has a prosthetic right eye, but an alternative treatment of the retinoblastoma which affected both her eyes preserved full vision in her left eye, according to plaintiff's counsel David Kuritz.
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