Woman Who Had Unnecessary Mastectomy Gets $198,000

Woman Who Had Unnecessary Mastectomy Gets $198,000

LOS ANGELES - (AP) A woman who underwent a double mastectomy and later discovered she didn't have breast cancer was set to receive $198,000 under a settlement approved Tuesday by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. Ana Jimenez-Salgado had her breasts surgically removed at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center. . . . Full version available to lexis.com subscribers.