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HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS - Liability (malpractice) - Negligence - Causation - Failure to diagnose - Practice and procedure

Monday, October 16, 2017 @ 8:38 AM  

Appeal by the plaintiffs from a jury verdict in a medical negligence action. The primary plaintiff suffered serious injuries from complications arising after routine bowel surgery. An anastomotic leak resulted from a negligent surgical procedure, causing bowel contents to spill into the plaintiff's abdominal cavity. The discovery of the leak was delayed, causing the plaintiff to experience septic shock and a coma. He contracted an aggressive necrotizing infection in his lower back that led to the amputation of both legs below his knees, and all of...