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Court Awards $4.2 Million in Surgical Error Malpractice Case

Posted by Eva Bleich on July 02, 2015

A 58-year-old man who lost the use of his right should due to a surgical error has been awarded $4.2 million by a Connecticut Superior Court. 

Gregory Leigh lost the use his left shoulder after Dr. Daniel Schwartz damaged Leigh’s spinal accessory nerve in a December 2008 surgery, according to a lawsuit.  The award came after a two week medical malpractice trial.

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