KZN mother sues gynae for R4.5m over missing ovary

She claimed that her gynaecologist removed one of her ovaries without her approval during a surgical procedure a few years ago.

The woman recently made a R4.5 million damages claim in summons served on doctor Vino Naicker, who is based at the Life Mount Edgecombe Hospital.

In the documents prepared by attorney Rajesh Hiralall and lodged with the Durban High Court, the woman claimed that her right ovary was removed in 2014 when Naicker performed a caesarean and a tubal ligation sterilisation procedure on her.

During a consultation with Naicker in January 2014, the woman, who was pregnant at the time, requested professional advice from the doctor on a caesarean, tubal ligation sterilisation and parental care....

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