NJ Hospital Hit With Med Mal Suit Over Gallbladder Surgery

Law360, New York (January 10, 2017, 4:41 PM EST) -- Kennedy Health Alliance in New Jersey and its affiliates have been slapped with a medical malpractice lawsuit in state court by a gallbladder surgery patient who claims a doctor botched the procedure, which prompted the need for an additional operation.

Surgeon Roy L. Sandau clipped Fermina Santiago’s common bile duct during the May 1 procedure at the Stratford, New Jersey hospital, resulting in an obstruction that necessitated a reconstruction surgery at a different hospital three days later, according to the Dec. 30 complaint, filed in Camden...
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