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Bile duct injuries settled for $500,000 (access required)

This medical malpractice case arose out of a laparoscopic cholecystectomy. The plaintiff alleged that the defendant surgeon failed to dissect out and identify all pertinent biliary anatomy prior to clipping and ligating any biliary structure. As a result, the defendant surgeon misidentified what he believed to be an "accessory duct." Without further dissection and positive identification ...

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