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$1.25M awarded for surgical pad left inside cancer patient (access required)

A Staunton jury has awarded a $1.25 million verdict to a colon cancer patient in a medical malpractice suit against a surgeon and radiology group. The plaintiff, Waverly Adcock, underwent a colon resection in August 2016 at Augusta Regional Medical Center. A week later, Adcock went back to the hospital where an anastomotic leak was diagnosed. ...