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Hospital Agrees to Pay Out $2 Million over Medical Malpractice

A hospital agreed to settle with a former and now deceased patient for $2 million for medical malpractice after receiving surgery for a lesion on her kidney. The woman died after the hospital surgeons had perforated the woman’s stomach which later became infected, according to the woman’s attorneys. The attorney claims the hospital was negligent in credentialing the surgeons. Neither surgeon had ever performed the surgery before they performed it on the woman. One of the surgeons involved had nine previous medical malpractice suits against him, according to the article.

Read more about the malpractice suit here.