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Austria: Court fines surgeon €2,700 for amputating wrong leg of patient

An Austrian court has fined a surgeon €2,700 for mistakenly amputating the wrong leg of a patient. The 43-year-old surgeon was fined at the Linz Regional Court, with half of the amount suspended, “for committing grossly negligent bodily harm,” Walter Eichinger, the court’s vice president said. On May 18 the surgeon, who was working at […]