case-results: Surgical Malpractice

$8 Million

Surgical Malpractice

$8M verdict in DC for a patient who suffered internal injuries from a prostate surgery that was not performed properly. The patient found out later that a simpler surgery was available that would have never led to this outcome. The patient had to undergo a series of complex and painful surgeries as a result of the errors.

Confidential Settlement

Surgical Malpractice

The surgeon took out the wrong kidney. As a result, the patient was left without a functioning kidney and will need dialysis for the rest of her life.

Confidential Settlement

Surgical Malpractice

A local surgeon mistakenly removed a section of a patient’s colon believing a cancerous polyp was in that section only to later be told by the pathologist that she took out the wrong section of the colon. The patient had to undergo additional surgery to remove the cancerous growth.

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