Alleged Negligence in Surgery, Provision of Follow-up Care Prompt $1.75M Award

November 28, 2014 | Physician Practice News

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​A jury has awarded $1.75 million in a New York medical malpractice case alleging negligence in the performance of surgery and provision of follow-up care to a patient who developed an infection after the procedure, states a November 22, 2014, article in the Times Union (Albany, New York). Among other defendants, the lawsuit named a physician, a nurse practitioner, and the medical/surgical center that provided treatment. In June 2009, the patient underwent surgery performed by the physician to repair a muscle injury related to a complication she experienced after the birth of her second child. Two weeks after the surgery, the patient visited the physician for treatment of an abscess that had developed.

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