University of Iowa doctors' group reaches malpractice settlement

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Posted: Tuesday, August 27, 2013 12:00 am

IOWA CITY (AP) — A University of Iowa doctors' group paid $60,000 to settle a medical malpractice lawsuit just weeks after the Associated Press reported that the surgeon involved may have given incomplete or misleading testimony about his resignation, the settlement shows.

UI Physicians made the payment to resolve a lawsuit filed by Kimberly Buehrer, who contended that doctor John Chaloupka failed to properly treat her arteriovenous malformation.

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