Jury Verdict Roundup: Top 5 Medical Malpractice Verdict Submissions From First Half Of 2017
The LexisNexis Jury Verdicts team receives hundreds of case submissions each year from attorneys across the U.S. Some of the cases are submitted here at the Litigators’ Verdict & Settlement Exchange. Other cases are submitted to our team’s general submission mailbox: email@example.com. The remaining cases are sent to one of the attorney editors on our staff in response to a request from us or simply because the submitting attorneys or marketing/management point person had previously sent cases to us in the past.
With the first half of 2017 in our rear view mirror, we thought we’d go back and look at the best cases submitted to us in various areas of law, continuing with the medical malpractice cases. Although some of these cases have appeared before in the Case and Document of the Week blogs, several of them are new to this forum.
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Our choices are listed out below.
1) Florida State Jury Returns Verdict For Surgeon In Medical Malpractice Action After Hernia Surgery Resulted In Bowel Perforation, Pablo Aponte v. Fernando E. Bayron, M.D; 2015 Jury Verdicts LEXIS 9810.
2) Washington DC Jury Awards Patient And Wife $ 8.35 Million After Surgeon's Failure To Recognize Loss Of Blood Flow Following Knee Replacement Surgery Caused Leg Death, Amputation, Eloyd Robinson, et al. v. Rida Azer, M.D., and American International Orthopaedic Association; 2017 Jury Verdicts LEXIS 1866.
3) Nevada State Jury Awards $ 14.5 Million In Medical Malpractice Action Brought By Parents Of Infant Who Suffered Brain Injury From Untreated Anemia, Tiffani D. Hurst and Brian Abbington, Jointly and on Behalf of their Minor Child, M.A.H., v. Ali Piroozi, M.D; 2016 Jury Verdicts LEXIS 10753.
4) New Jersey State Jury Awards $ 45 Million To Child In Medical Malpractice Action After Doctors Failed To Report Suspected Abuse, Brain Injury To Baby Followed, E.B.B., a Minor, by his Mother, Guardian Ad Litem, Sabrina Bonilla, and Sabrina Bonilla, Individually, v. Dominic A. Diorio, M.D.; Ilmia Choudhary, M.D.; South Jersey Emergency Medicine Associates; and South Jersey Healthcare; 2017 Jury Verdicts LEXIS 276.
5) Texas State Jury Awards Nearly $ 1 Million In Medical Malpractice Action Brought By Patient Who's Lower Leg Was Amputated Before Lab Results Returned, Showing She Did Not Have Osteomyelitis, Tonya Valentine v. Ashley Classen, D.O., Eva J. Bailey, M.D., Trinity Pain Medicine Associates, P.A., Billy C. Devenport, D.O., J. John Stasikowski, M.D., and J. John Stasikowski, M.D., P.A; 2017 Jury Verdicts LEXIS 370.
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