Informed Consent Brain Surgery Verdict
Martin v. OHSU, Multnomah County Case No. 1401-00960
In November of 2011, Plaintiff Martin was diagnosed with a basilar tip brain aneurysm. She was admitted to OHSU for surgery in 2012. She had a stroke as a result of the surgery and is now permanently wheelchair bound. She also suffered a collapsed lung as a result of the placement of a feeding tube. Martin alleged that she did not give informed consent for the procedure and that the feeding tube was negligently placed. She sought $1,000,000.00 in economic damages and $3,000,000.00 . . .
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