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Puncture during surgery alleged to cause GERD – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was followed by defendant physician for abdominal pain and other symptoms related to endometriosis and underwent abdominal laparoscopy. During the procedure, plaintiff’s stomach was punctured by a 5 mm trocar. The injury was discovered during the procedure, a laparotomy was preformed and the puncture repaired. The plaintiff fully recovered from the laparotomy and was ...