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    Boachie being sued

    major article in newspaper today....
    Boachie being sued...
    i do not know how to post links...to connect u to newspaper...
    but it was in today's NY Post...which can be quite
    the rag....but the lawsuit is real...

    jess

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    I just read it quiet horrible
    Kara
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    http://nypost.com/2014/12/01/sloppy-...ing-girl-suit/

    There, I think that works...
    That's a shame. All surgeons have problem cases, and this was in 2007.
    Last edited by Susie*Bee; 12-02-2014 at 01:21 PM.
    66 and still heartbroken...
    2007 52° w/ severe lumbar stenosis & L2L3 lateral listhesis (side shift)
    5/4/07 posterior spinal fusion T2-L4 w/ laminectomies and osteotomies @L2L3, L3L4
    Dr. Kim Hammerberg, Rush Univ. Medical Center in Chicago

    Corrected to 15°
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    Skimmed through the 100 or so pages of the complaint that was filed. I suspect a dismissal motion is being drafted as I type. Should be interesting to see if they get around the statute of limitations. Not sure why they waited 7 years if, as the atty is quoted in the Daily News claims, adverse symptoms were evident immediately after surgery. Something (maybe a lot of things) don't sit right. Should be interesting to See how it plays out.

    Risė

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    Just as an aside, has anybody heard of this before?

    "After Flanders developed scoliosis from a polio vaccine at age 1..." From the article. I've never heard of that before.
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    Despite informed consent, some people feel the need to blame someone. Lawsuits over spine surgery are incredibly common, but I don't have a clue how successful they are.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rise View Post
    Skimmed through the 100 or so pages of the complaint that was filed. I suspect a dismissal motion is being drafted as I type. Should be interesting to see if they get around the statute of limitations. Not sure why they waited 7 years if, as the atty is quoted in the Daily News claims, adverse symptoms were evident immediately after surgery. Something (maybe a lot of things) don't sit right. Should be interesting to See how it plays out.

    Risė
    Rise, how did you access the complaint? Susan
    Adult Onset Degenerative Scoliosis @65, 25* T & 36* L w/ 11.2 cm coronal balance; T kyphosis 90*; Severe disc degen T & L stenosis

    2013: T3- S1 Fusion w/ ALIF L4-S1/XLIF L2-4, PSF T4-S1 in 2 surgeries
    2014: Hernia @ ALIF repaired; Emergency screw removal surgery for Spinal Cord Injury at T4,5 sec to PJK
    2015: Revision Broken Bil T & L rods and no fusion: 2 revision surgeries; hardware P. Acnes infection
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    I feel very, very sorry for this poor young girl. Paralysis and blindness are two rare complications that can happen with Scoliosis surgery. We are all warned about them before the surgery, but it is always shocking to read about it actually happening. I hope very much that she gets some money from the hospital if it is warranted to help her through life being so severely disabled. And, if it is warranted, from the surgeon's malpractice insurance as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by susancook View Post
    Rise, how did you access the complaint? Susan
    Hi Susan,

    NY is quickly becoming an "efile" state and most matters are now required to be commenced electronically. I pulled up a copy of the filing on NY's court efiling website.


    Risė

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