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Anastomotic leak develops after colon cancer surgery – $400,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff's decedent was a 71-year-old female with a remote history of breast cancer. She was diagnosed with colon cancer and underwent a colon resection with anastomosis. She was released from the hospital on post-op day six at 5 p.m. At 2 a.m. the next day she was taken back to the emergency department with complaints ...