Doctor accused of improperly replacing man's pacemaker

By Thomas Kallies | Feb 3, 2014

A man is suing a doctor over claims his pacemaker was improperly placed.

George Giacomino filed a medical malpractice suit Dec. 6 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Dr. Asif Serajian.

According tot he complaint, Giacomino saw Serajian in August 2012 to have his pacemaker surgically replaced. Giacomino claims Serajian improperly placed his pacemaker, which caused him to have to undergo  two more corrective surgeries.

Giacomino is seeking more than $50,000 and is being represented by attorney Robert W. Karr.

Circuit Court of Cook County Case No. 2013L013858.

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed in the Circuit Court of Cook County. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note, a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt, and it only represents one side of the story.

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