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

$6M Verdict Slaps 1 Doctor, While Another Doc Is Cleared in Trial Over Deadly Bowel Obstruction

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Oct 3, 2017 2:26:47 PM

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Decatur, GA—Jurors Monday cleared one doctor but hit another with a $6 million verdict after finding him solely responsible for the death of a patient suffering from bowel obstruction. Scoggins v. Smith, et al., 15A56505E4. 

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Topics: Scoggins v. Smith, Georgia, Medical Malpractice

Two Drs. Accused of Malpractice as Trial Begins Over Woman's Fatal Bowel Obstruction

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Sep 29, 2017 9:36:42 AM

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Decatur, GA—Attorneys argued whether medical malpractice or rare, unexpected complications led to the death of a Georgia grandmother from a bowel obstruction, as trial began against two doctors who treated her. Scoggins v. Smith, et al., 15A56505E4. 

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Topics: Scoggins v. Smith, Medical Malpractice, Georgia