GRETNA – A man claims that he was subjected to a surgery that left him with a scar when he believed that it was simply to be a laser procedure.

Shawn Alan Collick filed a suit on Jan. 19 against Howard H. Woo M.D. and the Ochsner Clinic Foundation in the 24th Judicial District Court alleging negligence and medical malpractice.

According to the claim, the plaintiff is seeking damages for an incident that took place between July 2014 and June 2015. The plaintiff went to Woo for medical care fora genital lesion. The initial exam was conducted on July 25, 2014 and the plaintiff had what he understood to be a laser procedure done on June 10, 2015. Instead, he found a long incision and stitches from a surgical procedure when he removed the bandages two days later.

The defendant is accused of negligence and medical malpractice through failing to disclose the true details of the procedure.

The plaintiff is seeking all reasonable sums due, attorney fees and court costs. The plaintiff is represented by Maria B. Glorioso and Vincent J. Glorioso Jr. of The Glorioso Law Firm in Metairie.

The case has been assigned to Division C Judge June Berry Darensburg.

The 24th Judicial District Court case number 779723




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