Family Awarded Settlement After Teen Dies in Colorado Following Breast Augmentation Surgery

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Friday, June 18, 2021

The family of Emmalyn Nguyen was recently awarded $2 million after the 18-year-old got a botched breast augmentation in 2019.
Insurance companies for plastic surgeon Dr. Geoffrey Kim and certified registered nurse anesthetist Rex Meeker, paid $1 million, respectively, settling out of court after a malpractice suit. Both men refused to contribute their own personal assets after the tragedy.
The settlement ends a saga that’s spanned two years for Nguyen’s family.
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