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Plaintiff underwent three surgeries following complications of hip replacement — $1.05 million settlement (access required)

Defendant orthopedist performed a right total hip arthroplasty on the plaintiff. At the time of the surgery, the plaintiff was classified as morbidly obese and suffering from anemia. The plaintiff maintained that these conditions are known risk factors for complications after elective total joint replacement surgery. However, the plaintiff averred that the defendant failed to communicate ...