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Surgical pad was left inside colon cancer patient’s body – $1.25 million verdict (access required)

Having been diagnosed with colon cancer, plaintiff Waverly Adcock, a 47-year-old male, underwent a colon resection on Aug. 31, 2016, at Augusta Regional Medical Center. A week later he presented to the hospital, where an anastomotic leak was diagnosed. Adcock underwent emergency surgery on Sept. 7, 2016. A colostomy was done at that time. At ...