$1.7 Million for Complications Resulting from Undiagnosed Gastric Leak

$1.7 Million in a suit against a surgeon and clinic where the plaintiff suffered multiple infections and complications resulting from a gastroplasty performed by a non-board-certified surgeon. She suffered an undiagnosed gastric leak, and after multiple surgeries she was left with permanent lung damage.
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