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Jury Awards $8.5 Million After Man Dies From Missed Blood Clot Following Surgery

A jury has awarded $8.5 million to the wife and estate of a patient who died after a routine knee-replacement surgery at a private surgical practice based in Glastonbury.

A jury in Hartford Superior Court ruled Tuesday that Orthopaedic Sports Specialists failed to detect a blood clot, which killed Peter Sobin, a Wethersfield architect who died weeks after the surgery.

The trial lasted two weeks. The jury awarded $5.5 million to Sobin’s estate and $3 million to his wife, Linda Sobin, according to a spokesperson for the law firm that represented the Sobin family and estate, Koskoff Koskoff & Bieder.

Read the source article at hartfordbusiness.com

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