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Not Easy to Sue For Malpractice

Propublica’s long-term investigation into patient harm has produced an article about the difficulties in obtaining a malpractice attorney. The story revolves around living kidney donor Ernie Ciccotelli.   “Ciccotelli, 58, donated his kidney in 2006 at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston…within days he suffered nausea and intense pain in his gut, then chills and a steady …

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The Drip That Contaminated A Living Donor Kidney, cont

Recap here.   Two separate reports by the same surgeon indicate a fluid fell not only on the newly harvested kidney, which was referenced in the surgeon’s discharge report of the patient, but also dripped onto the doctor’s visor, according to a second form, dated and signed by the physician.   And: …Molmenti’s surgical report, …

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