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PLAINTIFF MAY CALL HER NEXT WITNESS,” JUDGE LARSON SAID.

“Thank you, Your Honor,” said Alice. “The plaintiff calls Dr. Edward Katz.”

Katz, a highly respected orthopedic surgeon, graduated from medical school at Northwestern University. He spent his early years treating disabled children at the Chicago Shriners’ Hospital. During the Vietnam conflict, he served two years as assistant chief at the Great Lakes Medical Center, performing orthopedic surgery on complex war-related injuries. For the past twenty-five years, Katz had a private practice in northern California, treating hundreds of patients and performing ten to fifteen surgeries per week.

Katz was a pleasant, unassuming, and casual man, with whom ...

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