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09/01/2011

seattlepi.com – Lipo doctor accused in patient’s death gets 30-day suspension

Lipo doctor accused in patient’s death gets 30-day suspension A Bellevue surgeon accused in the death of a liposuction patient has been suspended for 30 days, the state Department of Health said Thursday. The Medical Quality Assuarance Commission had charged Marco Sobrino with unprofessional conduct last year, after his patientContinued »

09/01/2011

USA Today – Cosmetic surgery gets cheaper, faster, scarier

Death after liposuction In May 2009, Aura Javellana, 28, of Redmond, Wash., died of “acute lidocaine intoxication,” according to the autopsy report. The day before, she had a liposuction procedure at Sono Bello Body Contouring Center, which has 10 locations in seven states. She took a cab by herself fromContinued »

01/01/2011

GLP Resolves Nursing Home Case for $3.5 Million – Everett, WA

LOCAL NEWS — EVERETT — The owner of an Everett nursing home has agreed to pay $3.5 million to the family of a 97-year-old man for shoddy care he received at the Everett Rehabilitation and Care Center.