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Woman’s colon was perforated during colonoscopy – $1,057,500 Verdict (access required)

Ava Blackburn was 64-years-old when she was referred to Dr. Timothy Klepper for a colonoscopy after one episode of unexplained bleeding. Blackburn walked five miles a day and gardened at the time of the procedure. Klepper is a general surgeon and performed this colonoscopy at Buchanan General Hospital in Grundy. The colonoscopy was generally uneventful. Blackburn ...