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Doctor removed wrong bone during operation – $350,000 Settlement (access required)

On Dec. 29, 2014, plaintiff, then 48 years old, underwent an operation with the defendant doctor designed to remove the trapezium bone in her right hand; plaintiff is right-hand dominant. Instead of removing the trapezium, the defendant removed the scaphoid bone, although he did not realize it at the time. Plaintiff ultimately required a two-part corrective ...