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How Attorneys are Winning the Battle of Experts by Turning to a Sophisticated Ally

Posted by Courtroom View Network on Jul 10, 2019 11:34:50 AM

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While medical testimony can be crucial in winning a trial’s “battle of the experts,” the decisions made before trial begins set the stage for winning that battle. Even the most experienced attorneys walk a veritable pre-trial minefield when choosing the best expert from typical referral sources, while managing witness costs and schedules drains a practice’s time and resources.

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Topics: AMFS

|VIDEO| The Testimony Central to $11M GA Crash Case Verdict | AMFS Expert Commentary

Posted by Gary Gansar, MD, FACS, AMFS Senior Medical Director on May 31, 2019 6:33:56 PM

 


As part of CVN's partnership with American Medical Forensic Specialists, Dr. Gary Gansar analyzes testimony from Dr. Angela Ashley, whose testimony proved instrumental in securing an $11 million verdict at trial against Papa John's Pizza over a crash with one of its delivery drivers. The full analysis can be found at the AMFS site. You can watch extended video, along with the analysis, on CVN Essentials.

The Trial: Williams v. Papa John’s Pizza, a 2016 Georgia trial in which a driver involved in a crash with a Papa John’s pizza delivery driver contended she suffered a traumatic brain injury.

The Expert: Dr. Angela Ashley, an Atlanta-based neurologist and professor at Emory University, testifying for the plaintiff on the severity of the plaintiff’s brain injury and delivering an opinion on its cause.

The Verdict: $11 million.

Dr. Angela Ashley, an Atlanta neurologist and professor at Emory University, testifies in a 2016 Georgia trial over a traumatic brain injury a driver claims she suffered in a rainy night crash with a Papa John’s Pizza delivery driver.

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Topics: Georgia, AMFS

|VIDEO| AMFS Expert Commentary on Testimony Key to Defense Win in GA Med Mal Trial Over Vacuum-Assisted Delivery

Posted by Gary Gansar, MD, FACS, AMFS Senior Medical Director on Oct 3, 2018 9:47:04 AM

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Topics: Georgia, Cantrell v. Moore, AMFS

|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

CVN & AMFS Partnership Delivers a New Level of Insight Into Medical Expert Testimony

Posted by Courtroom View Network on May 2, 2018 11:30:51 AM

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As part of our continuing commitment to legal insight, education, and analysis, CVN is proud to partner with American Medical Forensic Specialists (AMFS), the nation's premier expert witness and medical-legal consultant network, to provide exclusive analyses of medical expert witnesses from high-stakes trials around the country.

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Topics: AMFS