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Jury finds John Ritter’s doctors blameless in $67 million wrongful death lawsuit

March 17, 2008 Jury finds John Ritter’s doctors blameless in $67 million wrongful death lawsuit Shalmali Pal -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A radiologist and a cardiologist have been cleared of negligence in the diagnosis and treatment of actor John Ritter, whose family brought a $67 million wrongful death suit against the two physicians. Ritter, 54, died of an aortic dissection in 2003. Two years earlier, radiologist Dr. Matthew Lotysch had performed a whole-body CT scan on him. During the trial, based in Glendale, CA, Lotysch testified that he did not consider Ritter's aorta to be enlarged based on the results.

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