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Retained sponge required surgical removal – $350,000 Settlement (access required)

A laparotomy sponge was retained in the plaintiff following surgery. Another surgical procedure was required to remove the sponge. [12-T-157] Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Retained sponge Date resolved: Aug. 1, 2012 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $350,000 Attorneys for plaintiff: James C. Lewis and Mark J. Favaloro, Virginia Beach