Case Number: 2009-33
Plaintiffs: Linda Dubois; and Kenneth Dubois
Defendants: Dr. Prakash Vaidyanathan; and Tri-State Surgical Associates
Count: Medical Malpractice
Summary of Allegations: Alleged medical malpractice involving the failure to take steps to protect the claimant’s common bile duct during surgery to remove her gallbladder, and carelessness in puncturing the claimant’s common bile duct during the course of the surgery. As a result, the claimant allegedly required additional surgery to repair the duct, continues to suffer from pain, incurred significant economic damages, and sustained an interruption in marital relations.