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Bowel perforation occurred during hysterectomy – $750,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a morbidly obese 37-year-old with chronic pelvic pain thought to be secondary to endometriosis. Extensive conservative measures were attempted but were unsuccessful. Accordingly, the decision was made to perform a laparoscopic hysterectomy. Abdominal insufflation was attempted twice with a Veress needle. These efforts were unsuccessful. Accordingly, it was decided to enter the patient’s abdomen ...

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