Woman Awarded in $1.6 Million Medical Malpractice Suit

A woman received a $16 million medical malpractice lawsuit against a hospital and other entities for what the woman termed “catastrophic” injuries cased by severe infections associated with a Caesarean section. The woman filed the medical malpractice lawsuit in 2006 that described infections she said began in the hospital that ultimately required the amputation of both legs, her right arm and one of her fingers. She also stated in the suit that the infections required surgical removal of several organs, including a hysterectomy, removal of her ovaries, nearly all of her large intestine and gall bladder. All parties had denied any wrongdoing. To read the full story, click here.

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