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Doctor Prevails in Med Mal Trial Over Turner Sports Director's Fatal Heart Attack

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Aug 20, 2017 10:35:54 PM

Scott Bailey delivers his closing argument at trial of Dr. Arezou Fatemi. Jurors cleared Fatemi of liability for the death of Tom Cox, who suffered a heart attack days after visiting the doctor. 


Atlanta—Jurors Wednesday cleared a physician of responsibility for the heart attack-related death of a long-time Turner Broadcasting sports director. Cox v. Fatemi, et al., 15EV001192.

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Topics: Medical Malpractice, Georgia, Cox v. Fatemi

Florida Jury Clears Dr. at Trial Over Patient's Terminal Colon Cancer

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Aug 16, 2017 9:50:56 PM

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West Palm Beach, FL—A South Florida doctor was cleared of responsibility Tuesday at trial over the terminal colon cancer a hair salon owner claims he developed because of a slapdash colonoscopy. Kazandjian v. Vastola, et al., 2015-CA-005637.

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Topics: Medical Malpractice, Florida, Kazandjian v. Vastola

Dr. Accused of Responsibility for Turner Sports Director's Deadly Heart Attack, as Med Mal Trial Opens

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Aug 10, 2017 11:30:25 PM

Wayne Grant delivers his opening statement at trial against Dr. Arezou Fatemi, accused of negligence that led to the death of Tom Cox. 


Atlanta—Attorneys Tuesday debated whether an Atlanta-area doctor was responsible for the heart attack-related death of a longtime Turner Broadcasting sports director, as trial opened against the physician. Cox v. Fatemi, et al., 15EV001192. 

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Topics: Medical Malpractice, Georgia, Cox v. Fatemi

Doctor's Quick Colonoscopy Led to Patient's Terminal Cancer, Atty Says as Med Mal Trial Begins

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Aug 4, 2017 5:46:52 PM

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West Palm Beach FL—A South Florida hair salon owner has incurable colon cancer because of a doctor’s hurried colonoscopy, an attorney said as trial began against the doctor Thursday.Kazandjian v. Vastola, et al., 2015CA005637.

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Topics: Medical Malpractice, Florida, Kazandjian v. Vastola

Curtis Anderson's Opening Statement Helps Clear Wellstar & Jailhouse Dr. in $30M Med Mal Trial |VIDEO|

Posted by Courtroom View Network on Jul 27, 2017 9:00:00 PM

In a medical malpractice trial, a defense attorney often faces a difficult hurdle convincing jurors to look beyond the tragic, emotionally-charged circumstances surrounding a case in order to evaluate a doctor's care. In Graham v. Hendrix, Downey & Cleveland’s W. Curtis Anderson delivered an opening that keyed a defense win in an 8-figure suit against Wellstar Health System and one of its physicians.

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Topics: Medical Malpractice, Georgia, Graham v. Hendrix