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Unnecessary abdominal surgery led to additional corrective surgeries – $900,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, age 20, had abdominal complaints over the course of five months, which included diffuse pain that improved with eating, black stools, diarrhea and nausea. Plaintiff’s gastrointestinal work-up resulted in negative findings and included an abdominal ultrasound, colonoscopy and stool culture. An esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) revealed a small hiatal hernia but no evidence of gastroesophageal reflux ...

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