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John & Jane Doe v. Dr. Roe and Private Medical Center

Case Conclusion Date: 09.05.2009

Practice Area: Wrongful death

Outcome: $1,100,000 Settlement

Description: Surgeon placed an obese patient with documented sleep apnea on a PCA Pump along with basal rate opiate analgesics without adequate instruction or patient supervision. Hospital employee pre-charted her shift and failed to monitor patient over night. Patient suffered respiratory failure and death.

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