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Neurosurgeons Sued For Malpractice On Child's Surgery

Published May 12, 2009 by Scott Gottlieb, Injury Law Attorney

The parents of 5-year-old Katie have sued North Shore University Hospital and their star neurosurgeons for a spine operation that left the child unable to touch her toes, walk upstairs, and in constant pain.

The parents allege the surgery was unnecessary, reports the NY Daily News.

Before the surgery, which the surgeons claimed would help alleviate a rare brain defect known as Chiari Malformation, Katie was happy and active, riding her two wheeler and playing soccer, the parents alleged.

Katie’s parents are among at least four other families suing Doctors Thomas Milhorat and Paolo Bolognese for alleged unnecessary surgeries that inflicted further harm to the patients, according to the newspaper.

Medical malpractice claims are one of the most difficult areas of litigation and at Scott C. Gottlieb, Injury Law Attorney, our extensive experience in medical malpractice claims provides our clients with resources to thoroughly investigate and prosecute your case. If you feel you or a loved one in the Rochester, N.Y. area has been a victim of medical malpractice, call us at 1-800-TALK-LAW (1-800-825-5529) or contact us using our online contact form. Our philosophy is to provide quality legal services while treating each client with respect.

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