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Post-surgery catheterization led to permanent bladder injury – $1,100,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a 54-year-old female college professor without any history of urologic problems who underwent a craniotomy to resect a meningioma. Plaintiff tolerated the surgery well and a Foley catheter remained in place. Nurses were to monitor plaintiff’s input and output after the Foley was discontinued. The nursing notes were incomplete and void totals were ...