According to The Gazette, a Lin County woman has filed a $15 million medical malpractice claim against the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
According to the affidavit, Joyce Bohren, 52 at the time, had surgery in 2014. Doctors discovered she had two benign tumors in the brain — one was causing hearing issues, and doctors recommended removing the tumors. On 2014, surgery was performed on Bohren without her giving appropriate informed consent. According to the claim, Bohren had no prior problems with body movement, motor skills, vision or speech.
The claim argues that, during surgery, doctors were negligent and cut her cerebral artery, cutting off blood to the brain. Bohren then suffered a stroke that left her partially paralyzed, and in need of 24 hour care, whi