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Texas jury awards $21 million to family of man left in vegetative state after routine surgery

Carlos Rojas, 32, of Dallas, was hanging Christmas lights in October 2017 when he fell from a ladder, breaking his leg and injuring his knee. He underwent surgery the next day, which required general anesthesia. Rojas was unresponsive after the operation despite a pre-surgery assessment not finding any medical or clinical issues that put him at risk for complications with anesthesia.
Published 3 months ago · Dallas, United States

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Carlos David Castro Rojas family awarded $21M after routine knee surgery left him in vegetative state

Carlos David Castro Roja's family will receive $21 million in restitution after a Dallas jury determined that a botched anesthesia procedure put him in a vegetative state.

3 months ago·New York, United States
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