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According to court documents, the plaintiff had a 20-year history of back pain that extended into his right leg for which he tried chiropractic care that was ineffective. He then consulted with the defendant anesthesiologist in
Following the surgery, the plaintiff began experiencing pain in his left leg and had left foot drop. Other surgeons removed the mesh cages and screws that they determined were pinching a nerve in the man's back. The man experienced improvement in his condition but still had left foot drop that apparently was due to injury to the nerve at the L4-L5 level, according to court documents.
Unbeknownst to the plaintiff, the defendant anesthesiologist did not have the required medical malpractice insurance coverage and he did not have a
The plaintiff further alleged in court documents that the surgical center where the surgery was performed owed a duty to the plaintiff to make sure that the defendant anesthesiologist had the proper medical malpractice coverage for the procedure he performed at the defendant surgical center. Two lower courts determined that the plaintiff could not sue for deceit or battery.
It is unknown when the
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