Alabama student's family awarded $9M in wrongful death suit

The family of an Alabama college student who died from complications of a birth control medication she was improperly prescribed has been awarded $9 million in their wrongful death, medical malpractice suit

The suit said Johnson went to urgent care a month later with various symptoms and was repeatedly misdiagnosed days before she died from a pulmonary embolism.

The family said in a statement through their attorneys that they hoped the suit would prevent similar situations from happening.