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Surgeon fails to remove surgical pad, causing patient's infection

The patient, who required additional surgery, alleged that the surgeon and hospital were liable for failure to remove all of the surgical pads used in the first operation. He claimed the doctor should have performed a thorough abdominal sweep and the hospital should have ensured the pad count was correct. The jury awarded about $260,100. Bartle v. Sisters of Charity Hosp.

 

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