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Medical Malpractice – Treating Physician Testimony – Gastric Bypass Surgery (access required)

A patient who, during surgery to repair an intestinal leak after an earlier gastric bypass procedure, suffered pneumonia and brain damage after she allegedly aspirated vomitus, has her jury $1.165 million verdict (reduced from $3.5 million) upheld on appeal; defendant surgeon and his practice cannot overturn the judgment on the ground that the trial court ...