Verdict in favor of Psychiatrist for failing to order recommended prostate tests by consultant urologist where patient was later diagnosed with prostate cancer

John Langhenry successfully defended a psychiatrist and attending physician who did not order various tests that were recommended by a consultant urologist when the urologist identified an enlarged irregular prostate during a digital rectal exam while patient was an inpatient during a hospital admission.  The defense argued that an earlier diagnosis of the metastasized prostate cancer which was found 9 months later would not have changed the outcome and death.