When he was 9 years old, Jaryd Schroeder was taken to the hospital for a variety of painful symptoms. He suffered from double vision, headaches, dizziness and weakness in his legs. He was examined by a doctor at a Richland radiology clinic; the MRI test showed that everything was normal.
After another eight years of suffering the same symptoms, Schroeder had another MRI. This time, he had it done elsewhere, and the test revealed that his brain was protruding into his spinal canal.
On the eve of his 19th birthday, Schroeder brought a medical malpractice suit against the Richland clinic and Dr. Steve Weighall.
The case quickly became something much bigger. Continue reading