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Scott v. Bradford
Citation:606 P.2d 554 (Okla. 1979)
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Following a hysterectomy performed by Dr. Bradford (Defendant), Mrs. Scott (Plaintiff) had to undergo three additional surgeries to correct a vesico-vaginal fistula caused by the surgery. The plaintiff sued the defendant for medical malpractice, arguing that she was not properly informed of the risks and would not have consented to the surgery had she known of the risks.
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