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University of Toledo Settles Suit Over Thrown Away Kidney

Well, of course they did.


A family that sued after a nurse tossed a healthy kidney in the trash during a transplant has settled its lawsuit against an Ohio hospital for $650,000.

In a settlement approved Wednesday by the Court of Claims of Ohio, the money will be split among Fudacz and her brother along with their parents.


Prior posts:

Official report on the UTMC incident.

UTMC asking for lawsuit related to incident to be dismissed.

The surgeon who was responsible for the kidney being in the “slush machine” (because he was performing both surgeries and took a lunch break in-between) received a $2 million federal grant a week prior to the kidney trashing situation.




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