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5 of the wildest medical malpractice cases

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A look at some mishaps that led to big payouts.

The annals of medicine are filled with strange, one-of-a-kind cases and procedures; so too is the history of medical malpractice lawsuits.

While most malpractice cases are based on minor mistakes, these five cases saw patients seeking damages tied to life changing healthcare outcomes.

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