Lawsuit: Colon tear went unnoticed by hospital for four days

A Baltimore woman filed has filed suit against Harbor Hospital, alleging she suffered a perforation to her colon that when undetected by doctors for four days following a colonoscopy. Hazel L. Peterson underwent the procedure Sept. 9, 2011 and initially received treatment for diverticulosis, according to the complaint filed Thursday in Baltimore City Circuit Court. Peterson was ...

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