Md. Jury Clears Physician In Botched Surgery Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (June 16, 2017, 9:54 PM EDT) -- A Maryland federal jury on Thursday determined that a surgeon was not liable for a patient's injuries in a suit accusing the physician of botching a woman's gallbladder removal surgery.

Following a four-day trial, the jury found that Dr. Juan Arrisueno did not breach the standard of care when he performed a laparoscopic cholecystectomy on Patricia Collins in 2009. The suit alleged that during the surgery, the surgeon cut the wrong body part, which purportedly caused permanent injuries to the patient's biliary system, or the organs...
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Case Title

Collins v. Juan Arrisueno, M.D., et al


Case Number

1:13-cv-00055

Court

Maryland

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Med. Malpractice

Judge

J. Frederick Motz

Date Filed

January 7, 2013

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