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BRIDGEPORT–A jury awarded a Bridgeport woman $4.25 million in a medical malpractice suit stemming from injuries suffered during an epidural.
The Superior Court Jury in Bridgeport ruled that Erika Andrade, now 35, should be awarded the money due to permanent spinal cord injuries she sustained in the summer of 2009 when an anesthesiologist “negligently utilized an anesthesia needle” when attempting to give an epidural to Andrade as she was in labor with her third child. 324 more words
The official physician-patient relationship starts when the doctor first “diagnoses and treats, or participates in diagnosing and treating the patient”. The relationship continues from that point on unless formally terminated. 375 more words