The Plaintiff alleged the Emergency Department Physician’s failure to perform a CT of a back fracture resulted in an unnecessary complex back surgery plagued with post-operative complications including a pulmonary embolism, significant scarring, significant long-term pain and a failed suicide attempt. After a 7-day trial, the jury returned a verdict for the physician.
August 12, 2015
62 year old female claimed cervical disc herniations resulting in cervical fusion surgery as a result of an alleged slip and fall. After a one hour deliberation, the jury returned a defense verdict.
February 24, 2014
A 57 year old male claimed that he has over the last 10 years and currently suffers from Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome as a result of the negligence of an Emergency Department Physician’s failure to timely diagnose and treat a lower leg compartment syndrome. At the end of this three-week trial, the jury rejected his request for $9.5 million and found for the physician.
January 12, 2009
A 40 year old mother of two children claimed that her quadruple amputation of her arms and legs was the result of medical negligence. At the end of this eight-week trial, the jury rejected her request for $74 million and found for the physicians.
May 13, 2008
A mother claimed that her 19 year old daughter's vegetative state was the result of a medical error. The mother alleged that the physician missed the signs and symptoms of an oncoming stroke. At the end of this two-week trial, the jury found for the physician.
March 16, 2007
During this three-week case, it was alleged that the primary care physician for the elderly decedent failed to adhere to the patient’s end of life wish to not be intubated and revived after a cardiac arrest. The patient went on to live in pain for nine days. The jury felt that the physician did his best and awarded a defense verdict. This case was monitored live everyday by Court TV.
September 29, 2006
Plaintiff alleged that a 43 year old woman died as a result of a medical error when a Emergency Department Physician failed to diagnose an aortic dissection. After a three-week trial, the jury returned a verdict for the physician. The decedent was survived by her 16 year old daughter.