Mealey's Insurance - Majority: Jury Erred In Finding Patient Did Not Prove Applicable Standard Of Care

Mealey's Insurance - Majority: Jury Erred In Finding Patient Did Not Prove Applicable Standard Of Care

GRETNA, La. - A majority of a Louisiana appeals court found March 26 that a jury's finding that a patient failed to establish the applicable standard of care by a preponderance of the evidence was "clearly wrong," vacating the verdict and subsequent judgment and remanding the medical malpractice lawsuit for a new trial (Rommel Mladenoff v. Louisiana Medical Mutual Insurance Co., et al., No. 13-CA-477, La. App., 5th Cir.; 2014 La. App. LEXIS 811).

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