Medical Malpractice Appeal Unsuccessful – License Revoked

Dr. Richard Glunk recently lost his appeal of a $20.5 million dollar medical malpractice verdict awarded to the family of his patient, 18 year old Amy Fledderman, who died in 2001 from complications during a liposuction procedure. In addition to losing his appeal, Dr. Glunk temporarily lost his license to practice medicine, and was ordered to pay a $5,000 civil penalty and take classes in ethics or professionalism. Medical Malpractice Attorneys Fight Negligence and Apathy Amy Fledderman was not Glunk's only patient to suffer from complications during liposuction. Two additional patients were hospitalized after a procedure, with whom Dr. … [Read more...]