Publication: Grand Rapids Press

Date: December 24th, 1994

Article Summary:

A Rockford area doctor whose left eye was injured by a golf ball that ricocheted of the frame of a practice net was awarded $350,000 by a Kent County jury who decided the mail order device was defective.

Dr. Mario D. Gatchalian, an anesthesiologist at Butterworth Hospital, lost 30 percent of his vision in the accident which occurred 3 years ago in the basement of his Cannon Township home.

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