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Medical Malpractice – Proximate Causation – Colon Surgery (access required)

A trial court erred in striking a med-mal plaintiff’s evidence that defendant surgeon’s treatment of her – by removing nearly all of plaintiff’s colon to remove a likely benign polyp discovered during a colonoscopy – was a proximate cause of her chronic diarrhea and loss of normal bowel function, and the Supreme Court of Virginia ...

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