Doctor Botched Op, Drops Patient Off Outside ER

A 59-year-old woman was awarded $395,000 after a doctor botched her gallbladder influence and subsequently took her in his hold car to another emergency room.

Juana Magnaye, a Medi-Cal patient, was hospitalized at California Hospital Medical Center in Los Angeles on April 13, 2007 for a routine gallbladder surgery.

However, at the time Dr. Morad Tourah botched the movement by obstructing the universal bile duct, he drove her to the Los Angeles County-USC emergency play and left her out front.

“During the trial, Dr. Tourah testified that he was seizing Ms. Magnaye to a County-USC doctor, who was his instructor,” said Magnaye’session attorney, Jeffrey Wolff.

“Obviously, the jury agreed by us that if Dr. Tourah did nought wrong, then wherefore didn’cheek by jowl he procure Mrs. Magnaye’session sanatory records or the divide into feet results by them to the County-USC? Why would he write in his last note at California Hospital that Mrs. Magnaye was sentiment better and he was discharging her home?”

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March 27 2010 08:17 pm | Health News

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