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Medical Malpractice – FTCA – Surgical Sponge – VA Patient – Aneurysm (access required)

Defendant Veterans Administration medical personnel were negligent in leaving a sponge inside decedent after his surgery for an abdominal aortic aneurysm, but a Roanoke U.S. District Court resolves this battle of the experts in favor of defendants, and holds that plaintiff has failed to show by a preponderance of the evidence that defendants’ negligence was ...