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Woman blinded during cataract surgery – $600,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff was a 64-year-old retired IT professional who was blinded in one eye during the administration of anesthetic for elective cataract extraction involving her right eye. The defendant anesthesiologist attempted a peribulbar block, in which local anesthetic should be injected into the muscle surrounding the eye, but not within the globe of the eye ...