Jury awards lobsterman nearly $850,000 over botched hernia surgery at EMMC

A Penobscot County jury on Thursday awarded an Ellsworth man nearly $850,000 for a botched hernia operation that required additional hospitalizations to correct and kept him from working as a lobsterman for more than two years. Stephen H. Robbins III, 49, sued Dr. Rafael J. Grossman and Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center in February 2019 in Penobscot County Superior Court alleging that the surgeon and the hospital were negligent.  >click to read< 08:38

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