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Med-Mal Plaintiff Wins $350,000 In Punitives (access required)

An eye surgeon has been ordered to pay $1 million, including $350,000 in punitive damages, to a woman who was left nearly blind after he performed laser surgery on the wrong eye. It is apparently the first time in Virginia history that a medical malpractice plaintiff harmed by botched surgery has been awarded punitive damages. Suffering from ...