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Bowel perforation may have exacerbated existing problems – $1.65 Million Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, 55, underwent a laparoscopic cholecystectomy. During the laparoscopy, defendant surgeon noted that a trocar may have perforated the small bowel. He looked for a perforation but did not find one. Defendant surgeon was concerned enough that he told his associates, including his co-defendant surgeon, that if plaintiff presented with complications following her discharge, they should ...