Case Number: 2009-43
Plaintiffs: John Gough; and Dale Freund
Defendants: Dr. Thomas Lubeski; Dr. Thuan Dang; Atlantic Surgical Associates; and Atlantic General Hospital
Counts: Medical Malpractice; and Wrongful Death
Summary of Allegations: Alleged medical malpractice involving the alleged negligent perforation of the decedent’s intestine during an elective laparoscopic ventral hernia repair. The decedent’s bowels allegedly became infected, leading to progressive organ failure and death. As a result, the claimants allegedly suffered severe emotional distress and loss of companionship.