Medical Malpractice: $460,000.00
Plaintiff, a 26 year old female, required a medically necessary D&C. During the procedure, Plaintiff’s uterus was perforated and a portion of her intestines were suctioned. An emergency abdominal surgery was required. Subsequently, the plaintiff complained of short bowel syndrome. Plaintiff claimed that the Defendants fell below the standard of care in selecting the procedure used, and fell below the standard of care in performing the procedure. Defendants argued that the appropriate procedure was used and there were no breaches of the standard of care as complication were a known hazard and an acceptable risk which plaintiff consented to.
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