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Georgia Pain Management Doctor Prevails in $6M+ Med Mal Suit

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Dec 16, 2015 6:34:42 PM

Wade Copeland delivers closing arguments on behalf of his client, Dr. Stephanie Smith, who was cleared Monday in a $6.3 million malpractice suit by one of her pain management patients, Mittie Anglin. 


 

Lawrenceville, GAA jury Monday cleared a pain management physician of liability for a patient’s debilitating spinal injury. Mittie and James Anglin v. Dr. Stephanie Smith, M.D., 12-C-02515-S3.

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Topics: Medical Malpractice, Georgia, Anglin v. Smith

Woman's Symptoms Following Pain Management Injection the Key as Med Mal Trial Opens

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Dec 10, 2015 10:06:24 AM

Update 12/14/2015: Jurors cleared Dr. Stephanie Smith of responsibility for the spinal complications Mittie Anglin claims have left her in pain and severely limited her ability to walk. 

Anglin's attorney, Andersen, Tate & Carr’s Render Freeman had requested more than $6.3 million for Anglin's continuing disabilities. 

Jurors took two hours to reach the verdict, capping a week-long trial focusing on Anglin's condition following the injection Smith performed. Read the full story on the verdict.

CVN will have more details and gavel-to-gavel video of the trial as soon as it is available. 


Lawrenceville, GA—As trial opened Tuesday over a debilitating spinal condition a Georgia woman claims followed a pain management procedure, attorneys debated whether the woman’s post-procedure symptoms required the pain management doctor take further action. Mittie and James Anglin v. Dr. Stephanie Smith, M.D., 12-C-02515-S3.

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Topics: Medical Malpractice, Georgia, Anglin v. Smith