Case Conclusion Date:July 18, 2007
Practice Area:Medical Malpractice
Outcome:Plaintiff's verdict for $750,000
Description:Plaintiff underwent surgery to remove lymph nodes from his abdomen as part of cancer treatment. During the surgery, the surgeon inadvertently placed a clamp on the renal artery, killing the kidney. The surgeon claimed he did not clamp the artery and that scar tissue caused the kidney to fail.