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Jury Awards Medical Malpractice Victim $12 M

Medical malpractice lawyers recently argued their client’s case in front of a judge and jury and received a reward of $12 million for the 33-year-old woman who suffered disability and brain damage during a routine colonoscopy and endoscopy. During the procedure, the doctor perforated her small intestine. After the procedure, the plaintiff developed common symptoms of a perforated small intestine, including severe pain and vomiting. When she contacted the doctor, he prescribed her anti-vomiting medications. The next day, her pain continued and she was taken to the emergency room where they diagnosed her condition. Because of this delayed diagnosis, she went into cardiac arrest, leading to brain damage and permanent disability. Follow the link to read the full article about this medical negligence case.