Lawyer for Paralyzed Butt-lift Patient Says Surgeons Knew Danger of Unlicensed Post-op Hotel in Dallas

Lawyers for an Oklahoma woman partially paralyzed after cosmetic surgery in Dallas said Thursday that surgeons knew the dangers of sending patients to an unlicensed post-operative hotel, but they continued to do so.Rolanda Hutton has no feeling below her ankles after the Brazilian butt lift surgery from Dallas Day Surgery in 2017. She believes being sent to the Cloisters Postoperative Recovery Facility and kept there for days after surgery instead of being sent to a hospital played a major role in causing her paralysis.“It’s very traumatic,” Hutton said. “You never think about not being able to walk ... going from being independent to not independent.”The Dallas Plastic Surgery Institute, of which Dallas Day Surgery is a part, issued a statement Thursday in response to Hutton's amended suit."Our legal counsel and medical experts are prepared to show the allegations in this lawsuit are without merit," the statement read. "DPSI looks forward to the presentation of all of the evidence in a court of law."  Continue reading...

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