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• Summary Judgment Win For Local Hospital

Robert O’Malley and Lindsay Fragoso recently secured a victory on behalf of a hospital client in the Circuit Court of Cook County when the court granted summary judgment on behalf of the hospital. In March of 2014, plaintiff filed suit alleging that during a robotic assisted laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy with a mid-urethral sling suspension, her surgeon improperly attached a pelvic mesh to plaintiff’s uterosacral ligation. Plaintiff alleged resulting post-operative pelvic injury and urinary incontinence, necessitating a second surgery. The suit was filed against Plaintiff’s surgeon, his practice group, and the hospital. Plaintiff argued that the hospital was liable because of its principal/a