$4.5 Million Medical Malpractice Settlement for carotid artery stenting procedure which resulted in significant disability

Sep 05 2017

The patient, a 49-year-old female, suffered a debilitating stroke resulting in permanent and significant disability following a carotid artery stenting procedure which was alleged to have been experimental, unnecessary—considering the nature and extent of the patient’s carotid artery disease—and performed negligently by the defendant physicians. The patient had a history of strokes and was evaluated for carotid artery stenosis by the defendant physicians who elected to perform the carotid artery stenting procedure which plaintiff alleged was experimental at the time it was performed, though it was not explained to the patient that it was an experimental procedure.