$337,500 Surgical Malpractice

September 29th, 2011 Results

A routine laparoscopic hernia mesh surgery was compounded by a erroneous colon perforation, which went undetected for a few days, ultimately requiring an emergency life-saving laparotomy surgery, which resulted in abdominal scarring and an unexpected protracted work disability.

Note: This well -credentialed New York City surgeon refused to give his consent to settle until the middle of the trial, just after he was aggressively cross-examined by Fellows Hymowitz Rice.