Case Conclusion Date:February 26, 2009
Practice Area:Medical Malpractice
Outcome:Plaintiff Verdict $625,000/ post trial $575,000
Description:Unnecessary hysterectomy. Delay in diagnosing placenta left in the uterus after delivery, and negligent performance of gynecologic procedure (hysteroscopy) once it was suspected. Plaintiff ultimately hemorrhaged and required hysterectomy, which per our experts should have been preventable if competent care was given. Plaintiff 34 years old, married, with three children. Case settled post verdict to obviate appeal.