An Illinois man died weeks after having brain surgery five years ago at Mayo Clinic. His widow filed a medical malpractice suit against both Mayo and the neurosurgeon who performed the surgery. The widow’s attorney claims they will be aiming for over 4.5 million dollars in damages. The widow alleges there was a cerebral spinal leak during surgery which caused her husband infection, meningitis, and ultimately death. She alleges through the neurosurgeon failure to take proper precautions to prevent the complications.
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