18 year old girl dies after liposuctioin in doc's office

Slade H. Mclaughlin

Case Conclusion Date:January 1, 2008

Practice Area:Medical Malpractice

Outcome:Jury awarded $20.5 Million, including punitive damages

Description:18 year old girl underwent liposuction in office of a local plastic surgeon. Doctor ignored complications and would not call an ambulance. Girl died in hospital 3 days later.