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$325,000 settlement – plastic surgery malpractice

A 60 year-old man experienced infection and complications following a liposuction procedure.  The surgeon, who previously had been disciplined by a medical board in another state, came to Florida and continued to practice.  At the time he treated our client he had over 20 current and closed medical malpractice cases against him.  He did not carry medical malpractice insurance. John Elliott Leighton represented this patient and his family.  A confidential $325,000 settlement was obtained.


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