$800,000 Settlement for Failure to Timely Diagnose Post-Bariatric Surgery Vitamin Deficiency
- Date: Spring 2010
- Attorney: Carol L. Forte
- Settlement: $800,000
- Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice, Bariatric Surgery, Failure to Diagnose, Failure to Timely Treat
Carol Forte represented a woman who had bariatric surgery. The woman developed severe vomiting after the surgery. She was told to take, and did take, vitamin supplements after the procedure but could not keep anything down and developed vitamin B12 deficiencies, leading to memory problems. The case was settled for 800,000.