The Turkewitz Law Firm

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Serving Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Rockland, Dutchess, Westchester, Nassau & Suffolk Counties
Eric Turkewitz
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New York, NY 10017
Phone: (212) 983-5900

Medical Malpractice Bladder Injury During Hysterectomy Surgical Repairs

Settlement: $350,000
Case: Anonymous v. New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (North Central Bronx Hospital)
: Bronx County
Date: 12/17/2008

Plaintiff Attorney: Eric Turkewitz, The Turkewitz Law Firm, Manhattan


The plaintiff was a 48-year-old Bronx women employed as an educational advocate. She went to North Central Bronx Hospital in 2006 for hysterectomy surgery. She suffered an injury to the bladder that resulted in bleeding and leaking urine. A vesico-vaginal fistula was diagnosed and she had two repair surgeries.


Bronx Lebanon Hospital is a publicly owned hospital owned by the City of New York and run by the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation.


Another example of a bladder injury after a hysterectomy is here.


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