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Implantation of pain pump led to bowel perforation, death – $1,550,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff’s decedent died on Feb. 1, 2012, days after what should have been a routine medical procedure to implant an intrathecal pain pump, which is a medical device used to deliver pain medications directly to a patient’s spinal fluid. The procedure called for the defendant to tunnel subcutaneously between the pump placed into the patient’s ...

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