Medical Negligence, Record

2007  Record Settlement, Multi-Million Dollar Attorney

Confidential Settlement, This was over twice as large as the next highest reported settlement in the State of Missouri for 2007.

Medical Negligence,  Wrongful Death, Case filed in the City of St. Louis

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Parties: Client’s (family of decedent, widow and adult daughter, decedent was a male in his 50’s) v. confidential surgeon, confidential hospital and hospitals d/b/a weight loss program.

Plaintiff’s Attorneys:  Robert H. Pedroli, Jr.

Due to limited confidentiality clause in settlement agreement, only the following information may be revealed:

In a law suit filed against a bariatric surgeon, a bariatric hospital and the hospital’s weight loss program, a settlement was reached for $4,500,000.00 for negligent failure to timely diagnose and surgically treat complications following a gastric bypass( or stomach staple) procedure. The settlement was reached near the trial date after the depositions of plaintiffs’expert witness.  To learn more about our experiences in bariatric surgery malpractice cases go to the medical malpractice section of this website.