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Biliary reconstruction needed after ­injuries from elective procedure — $950,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Biliary injuries, abdominal scarring Name of judge or mediator: Judge Michael Allen (Ret.) Special damages: Medical expenses of $389,000; lost income of $26,500 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $950,000 Attorney for plaintiff (and city): Jonathan L. Thornton, Virginia Beach Description of case: Plaintiff underwent an elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy, which defendant surgeon described as “difficult” due ...