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Negligence alleged in placement of feeding tube for disabled patient – $325,000 Settlement (access required)

A 30-year-old male with cerebral palsy was seen by a gastroenterologist for an insertion of a replacement percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) feeding tube. The patient had a tracheotomy and was unable to communicate verbally. He responded by nodding his head to yes and no questions. He was brought to the doctor’s office on Dec. 5, ...