Man Dies from Complications After Surgery
Watson v. North Bend Medical Center et al., Multnomah County Case No. 1310-13953
This was a medical malpractice wrongful death case brought by the decedent’s estate. Mr. Watson had outpatient laparoscopic surgery to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (“GERD”). Dr. Tersigni performed the surgery at Defendant North Bend Medical Center. After being discharged, Plaintiff claims that Mr. Watson’s wife called Defendants several times explaining that her husband was having significant abdominal pain. Defendant instructed Mr. Watson to take Miralax and Milk of Magnesia. Several days later at a follow-up appointment, Mr. Watson complained of continuing . . .
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