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Jury Awards Kentucky Couple $21M in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

Nine years after a Bowling Green woman developed serious complications from a perforated bowel following hernia surgery, a jury in Warren County awarded her and her husband more than $21 million.

Alice and Lloyd Duff sued Graves-Gilbert Clinic and Dr. Tage Haase in 2014, alleging negligence on the part of the doctor who performed the elective surgery on Alice Duff on May 31, 2013.

In a trial completed last month in Warren Circuit Court, the jury found in an 11-1 verdict that Graves-Gilbert, through Haase and another doctor not named as a defendant, failed to comply with its duty to exercise the degree of care and skill expected of a reasonably prudent physician, which factored into Duff’s injuries.

Read the source article at bgdailynews.com

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