$325,000 – Surgical Negligence

September 29th, 2011 Results

A 75 year old man battling leukemia, underwent surgery to stop intestinal bleeding.  A surgeon perforated his intestine causing sepsis and then death.  First refusing to take responsibility, the surgeon capitulated after his deposition realizing that the defenses to the lawsuit were not as strong as his malpractice insurer first believed.