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Woman died during elective spine surgery – $1.6 million verdict (access required)

This case arose out of the cardiac arrest and subsequent death of decedent, a 75-year-old woman during elective spine surgery. Plaintiff claimed that she suffered cardiac arrest as a result of hypovolemic shock from blood loss during the procedure that was not appropriately addressed. The defense claimed that it wasn’t the blood loss that caused ...