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Clostridium difficile infection after car accident

Case Conclusion Date: 02.16.2011

Practice Area: Car Accidents

Outcome: $1,576,747.00 judgment in Montgomery County.

Description: As a result of a head-on collision, Mr Patterson's client suffered a severly fractured leg that required surgery. The surgical wounds became infected requiring a strong course of antibiotics that resulted in a Clostridium difficile (C-diff) infection. The infection damaged the colon requiring a surgery to remove the large intestine. The lawsuit was filed in the Circuit Court for Montgomery County against a resident of Carroll County, Maryland.

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