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Eye Doctor Prevails In Detached Retina Case – Two-Pronged Defense On Causation, Damages

.breaker {font-weight:bold;text-align:center;} A 5-year-old boy who suffered a detached retina after cataract surgery has lost his St. Louis City medical malpractice case. The defendants, including the eye doctor and the hospital where the surgery was performed, made a two-pronged attack on causation and damages. First, they claimed that the detachment was caused by the boy's pre-existing health problems ...