Patient Suffers at Hands of Surgeon

A patient received a jury verdict of $1.3 million against a hospital resident for surgical malpractice. The woman had complained of ovary and abdomen tenderness. The hospital staff recommended gynecological laparoscopic procedure. However, during the surgery the hospital resident injured an iliac artery and vein in the patient which almost caused her to lose her entire blood volume, according to the article. Two weeks after the surgery, she had to return back to the hospital for deep-vein thrombosis. The jury had compassion for the injured patient and awarded her a huge jury verdict for medical malpractice.

Read more about the medical malpractice case here.

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