Author | Andrew I Kaplan, Esq

Articles

Did delay in bladder repair cause urologic issues?

July 08, 2020

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Allegations in this complex case include negligence in performing laparoscopic hysterectomy and delaying treatment of bladder injury.

Legally Speaking: Did contraindicated hysterectomy lead to HIT and limb loss?

June 11, 2020

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The patient had a history of fibroid uterus and dilated pelvic vessels in the left adnexal region, obscuring the left ovary. On April 2, 2014, the patient was seen as a gyn outpatient at the clinic by Defendant OB. The patient complained it caused her urinary tract irritative symptoms and back pain. An MRI was ordered for evaluation. A 9.9cm exophytic fibroid arising from the posterior uterine body with focal cystic degeneration was seen.

Did delay in assessing decreased fetal movement result in brain injury?

December 12, 2019

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This month's web-exclusive Legally Speaking article examines a case where conflicting expert testimony and a sympathetic mother made for a difficult decision.

Delayed thermal perforation or intraoperative mishap?

October 18, 2019

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Ongoing postoperative complaints and disturbing scan results - was this a case of a rare random complication or an intraoperative injury?