Young Man Suffers Permanent Brain Damage After Routine Surgery

A monumental $16-million malpractice verdict has been awarded to Justin Bing, a 26-year-old country music enthusiast, following severe complications from what should have been a straightforward gallbladder surgery. 

Bing had recently relocated to Nashville, fueled by dreams of a career in Music City, when the surgery left his life irrevocably changed.

Post-operation, Bing suffered from a severe bile leak, which his doctors failed to address adequately. The accumulating bile led to cardiac arrest, multiple strokes, and lasting brain damage. 

The trial, which spanned nearly a month and included extensive witness testimonies and exhibits, concluded with the jury attributing negligence to Dr. Roger Nagy, Dr. David Bentley, and their associated practice group at Tristar Skyline Hospital.

Jurors deliberated for just eight hours before delivering the staggering $16.1 million verdict in Bing’s favor. This compensation will cater to Bing’s lifelong care requirements. Legal representative Hardin stated, “This is a very injured man, and I’m pleased the jury acknowledged the negligence and assessed a value that aligns with the severity of his injuries.”

While the trial has concluded, the journey may not be over as an appeal is anticipated.

Permanent brain damage after routine surgery is highly unfortunate. Thankfully, however, the legal system can provide justice and compensation for victims of malpractice and negligence.

If you or a loved one has suffered a brain injury due to professional negligence or an accident, reach out to the Brain Injury Help Center to explore your rights and file a claim. Our team of experienced attorneys are here to help you through this time. Contact us today for a free consultation.

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