Court awards paralysed woman damages from doctor

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Court awards paralysed woman damages from doctor
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The supreme court on Friday awarded a 76-year-old woman who was left completely paralysed following unsuccessful spine surgery in 2006 €450,000 in compensation, payable by the private doctor who carried out the operation.

According to daily newspaper Phileleftheros, the court found negligence on behalf of the doctor who operated on the then 64-year-old woman’s spine twice at a private hospital. The operations took place in March and May of 2006.

Following the second operation, the woman reportedly went into coma and when she awoke, she was diagnosed with severe damage to the brain...


Court awards paralysed woman damages from doctor


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