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Mistrial, After Jurors Declare Deadlock in Case Against Doctor Over Patient's Fatal Heart Attack

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jul 19, 2018 7:34:00 AM

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Lawrenceville, GA—Jurors declared themselves deadlocked Friday over whether a Georgia doctor was responsible for her patient’s ultimately fatal heart attack, sending the case against the physician to mistrial. Herrington v. Tree Lane Inpatient Services, LLC., 16C00703-4.

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Topics: Medical Malpractice, Georgia, Herrington v. Tree Lane Inpatient Services

Trial Begins Against Georgia Doctor Accused of Fault for Patient's Deadly Heart Attack

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jul 11, 2018 10:11:20 AM

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Lawrenceville, GA—Trial opened Tuesday over whether a doctor bears responsibility for the ultimately fatal heart attack a patient suffered after being disconnected from heart monitoring equipment at a Georgia hospital. Herrington v. Tree Lane Inpatient Services, LLC., 16C00703-4.

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Topics: Medical Malpractice, Georgia, Herrington v. Tree Lane Inpatient Services

Georgia Supreme Court Details Limits on Wrongful Death Recovery After Personal Injury Settlement

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jun 19, 2018 7:21:32 PM

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Atlanta—In an opinion handed down Monday, the Georgia Supreme Court highlighted the limits a personal injury settlement could place on a wrongful death claim filed years later. Bibbs, et al. v. Toyota Motor Corp., et al, S18Q0075.

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Topics: Georgia, Georgia Supreme Court

Watch The Cochran Firm's Mecca Anderson Deliver a Searing Argument En Route to a $3.5M Verdict in a Nightclub Shooting Trial |VIDEO|

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Jun 4, 2018 6:28:34 PM


As the final chance to speak before a jury deliberates, closing rebuttal is one of the most crucial pieces of a plaintiff’s case, and it can be the most effective point to request damages. In a 2017 trial over the shooting of two club patrons, Mecca Anderson’s searing rebuttal on close helped bring home a $3.5 million verdict. Canaday v. Jay’s Place Sports Bar & Lounge, Inc., 13-A47164-3, Johnson v. Jay’s Place Sports Bar & Lounge, Inc., 13-A-47165-3.

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Topics: Premises Liability, Georgia, Canaday v. Jay's Place

|VIDEO| AMFS Expert Examines Testimony Central to a $6M Med Mal Verdict

Posted by Gary Gansar, MD, FACS, AMFS Senior Medical Director on May 29, 2018 6:35:18 PM

As part of its new partnership with American Medical Forensic Specialists, Dr. Gary Gansar analyzes testimony from Dr. Hugo Cheng, whose opinion played a key role in a $6 million verdict for the family of a hospital patient who died while being treated for a bowel obstruction. The full analysis can be found at the AMFS site. You can watch extended video, along with the analysis, on CVN Essentials.


The testimony of Dr. Hugo Cheng was pivotal in obtaining a $6 million verdict for the family of a woman who died following complications from a bowel obstruction. Scoggins v. Smith, et al., 15A56505E4.

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Topics: Medical Malpractice, Georgia, Scoggins v. Smith, AMFS