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Obese man suffered brain damage after elective surgery – $2,150,000 Settlement (access required)

John Doe, 24, was scheduled for elective gall bladder removal. Due to morbid obesity, a sleep study had been ordered to check for sleep apnea. Surgery was scheduled without the sleep apnea results. The plan was for an overnight admission following surgery with the patient being monitored by continuous pulse oximetry. Surgery was uneventful and ...