Paula Koczan Successfully Defends Doctor in Hernia Surgery Case

    Successfully defended medical negligence action arising from an inguinal hernia repair and re-do inguinal hernia repair which was performed on minor-plaintiff, initially in 2005 and for a second time in 2006. Several months following the second surgical procedure, it was determined that minor plaintiff’s right testicle had infarcted. The defendant physician was alleged to have been negligent in failing to observe the blood supply to minor plaintiff’s right testicle during the surgery, and in failing to diagnose insufficient blood supply to the testicle post-operatively and timely address the same.

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