Malpractice case against Duluth doctor: Ex-farmer testifies doctor left him disabled
STILLWATER, Minn. -- Doctor and patient both testified Monday in a malpractice suit pitting a St. Luke's neurosurgeon against a 79-year-old Proctor farmer.
Patient Alan Meinershagen testified that he was depressed enough that he wanted to kill himself after being operated on by Dr. Stefan Konasiewicz.
Konasiewicz later took the stand and explained his decision to perform a brain biopsy on Meinershagen in February 2006.
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