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Surgeon Failed to Repair Hole Caused in Bladder During Hysterectomy
The Weiss Case, Supreme Bronx, Index No. 14338/04, Honorable Patricia Williams
Defendant surgeon failed to realize and repair a hole she caused in the bladder of her patient during a hysterectomy procedure. As a result, plaintiff developed a vesicovaginal fistula, which is an abnormal tunnel between the bladder and the vagina. She had two corrective surgeries and was left with permanent complaints of urinary urgency.
Offer of settlement: $0
Jury Verdict: $2,000,000.00
The GS&C difference: $2,000,000.00
Awarded: $2,000,000.00 Jury Verdict – Andrew W. Siegel, Trial Attorney